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  • adj. Able to be examined.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being examined or inquired into.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being examined; proper for examination or inquiry.


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  • The lists mentioned in the note are the lists of what are called examinable persons ” that is, of persons upwards of seven or eight years of age, who are supposed fit to be publicly examined upon religious and moral subjects.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • Has nobody come across schoolteachers who, frequently concerned with issues of control and primarily focused on ‘the examinable’, regularly do not do the woollier, non-examinable parts of the coursebook which happen to be the parts where language is personalised, creativity is possible and English becomes fun?

    C is for Coursebook (by Lindsay Clandfield) « An A-Z of ELT

  • In high school we did, a handful of dates and other african short stories as a set book, which where examinable. writers like grace ogot, chinuwa achebe. incredible writting.

    A Handful of Dates | Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast

  • The work of a designer is not reproducible and not examinable process and the adoption of a designer is not falsifiable, therefore, lies beyond the horizon of scientific knowledge.

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

  • No one quite had the courage to dispense with or re-vamp the subject, attempts were being made to create a serious and examinable form of needlework and cookery out of something that had previously been purely practical.

    Things to Make and Mend

  • By defining and deconstructing these notions—making them scientifically examinable—we can begin to answer.


  • Therefore the miracle of the last and final Messenger should also be everlasting, examinable and verifiable by people of all ages, after its revelation.

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  • ANGEL: I would say this, that everything I do is in the middle of these public forums, everything is examinable.

    CNN Transcript Jul 12, 2007

  • And as far as these hit men being impeached or cross-examined, you find me a potential hit man that is not cross-examinable then, you know, you have got an amazing person, I guess.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2005

  • It's so hazy a unit; although its supposed to share similiarities to Micro, I still don't really know how questions should be answered, and whatever material is examinable, and which are additional knowledge.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

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