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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of e.g. property) capable of being divided.

Usage examples (39)
  • As Morris shows, the Leeds middle class ( in sharp contrast to the rural gentry and aristocracy ) almost universally practiced partible inheritance.
  • A partible estate
  • The latter is distinctively the "custom of Kent," and signifies that the land was "partible," and inherited by the sons in equal shares, the youngest son retaining the...
  • An Entelechy is not a thing of parts; how then could it be present partwise in the partible body? for more
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