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  • adj. Pertaining to something that can be increased.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being increased.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being increased.


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  • While most items called natural resources cannot be increased easily, the resource called human capital is relatively replenishable and increasable.

    Demographics of the Oligarchs, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But we also have a lot of car traffic (increasable in the last years), the sky becomes gray from polution in the cold days and that beautiful buses you see in the film are commonly crowded.

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  • Of course the subject of increase, when changed qua increasable, attains not health but a superior size.

    On the Heavens

  • Nor can these five conceptions and points of view be looked upon as increasable to ten or twenty, or to as many as desired, or that I have placed them in a certain order, but that they could be capriciously placed in another order.

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  • A certain quantity of art-intellect is born annually in every nation, greater or less according to the nature and cultivation of the nation, or race of men; but a perfectly fixed quantity annually, not increasable by one grain.

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  • Jobs negotiated a $750 fee - increasable by a bonus of $100 for every expensive chip that could be eliminated.

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  • SunTrust continues to operate from a position of strength, and we are focused on growing revenue, improving expense efficiency, increasable the profitability of the balance sheet, investing for the future, and prudently managing credit. Home Page

  • It will not poison anything that lives in the air until it reaches increasable levels.


  • They travel the vast emptiness of space at increasable speeds.


  • So, basically, the size of your revolver has been stable and increasable if that's the word and the outlook there is I guess ... there's nothing ... there's no reason to believe it would be available next year and you don't have any major debt maturities until 2012? The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator


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