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op·er·a·ble

 (ŏp′ər-ə-bəl, ŏp′rə-)
adj.
1. Being such that use or operation is possible: an operable machine.
2. Possible to put into practice; practicable: an operable plan.
3. Treatable by surgical operation with a reasonable degree of safety and chance of success: an operable cancer.

op′er·a·bil′i·ty n.
op′er·a·bly adv.

operable

(ˈɒpərəbəl; ˈɒprə-)
adj
1. (Surgery) capable of being treated by a surgical operation
2. capable of being operated
3. capable of being put into practice
ˌoperaˈbility n
ˈoperably adv

op•er•a•ble

(ˈɒp ər ə bəl, ˈɒp rə-)

adj.
1. treatable by a surgical operation. Compare inoperable (def. 2).
2. capable of being put into use, operation, or practice.
op`er•a•bil′i•ty, n.
op′er•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.operable - capable of being treated by surgical operation; "an operable cancer"
inoperable - not suitable for surgery; "metastasis has rendered the tumor inoperable"
2.operable - fit or ready for use or serviceoperable - fit or ready for use or service; "the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"
serviceable - ready for service or able to give long service; "serviceable equipment"; "heavy serviceable fabrics"
3.operable - usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a practicable solution"
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"

operable

adjective
Translations

operable

[ˈɒpərəbl] ADJ (Med) → operable

operable

adj
(Med) → operierbar, operabel
(= practicable)durchführbar, praktikabel

operable

[ˈɒprəbl] adj (Med) → operabile

operable

adj operable, que se puede corregir con cirugía
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