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ex·e·cut·a·ble

 (ĕk′sĭ-kyo͞o′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being executed: an executable will.
2. Of or relating to a computer file that is in a format ready for execution.
n.
A computer file containing a program, or part of a program, that is capable of being executed in its current format.

executable

(ˈɛksɪˌkjuːtəbəl)
adj
(Computer Science) (of a computer program) able to be run
n
(Computer Science) a file containing a program that will run as soon as it is opened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.executable - capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they areexecutable - capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
possible - capable of happening or existing; "a breakthrough may be possible next year"; "anything is possible"; "warned of possible consequences"
Translations

executable

[ˈeksɪkjuːtəbl]
A. ADJejecutable
B. CPD executable file N (Comput) → fichero m ejecutable

executable

adjausführbar; executable file (Comput) → ausführbare Datei, Programmdatei f
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