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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being put out or killed.

Usage examples (19)
  • An extinguishable fire
  • Are fundamental rights extinguishable at the will of a government?
  • Hand out 'shares' in the US at citizenship (say, 1000 shares), extinguishable at death or original owner, but traded only on a central exchange.
  • Liability for those who traffick in or profit from confiscated property in Cuba will arise on November 1st as provided under the law that liability is not extinguishable. for more
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