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1. Capable of being substituted, interchanged, or revoked: a commutable prison sentence.
2. Accessible to commuters: "Seattle's next most commutable island is Vashon" (Islands).

com·mut′a·bil′i·ty n.
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1. (Law) law (of a punishment) capable of being reduced in severity
2. able to be exchanged
comˌmutaˈbility, comˈmutableness n
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(kəˈmyu tə bəl)

capable of being commuted; interchangeable.
[1640–50; < Latin]
com•mut`a•bil′i•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.commutable - subject to alteration or change; "the death sentence was commutable to life imprisonment"
incommutable - not subject to alteration or change
2.commutable - capable of being exchanged for another or for something else that is equivalent
exchangeable - suitable to be exchanged
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[kəˈmjuːtəbl] ADJ (gen, Jur) → conmutable
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adj (Jur) → umwandelbar
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Good commutable location for someone that needs easy access to the neighbouring cities.
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is easily commutable to Manhattan, enhanced by a private daily shuttle to and from both Newark Penn Station and the Harrison PATH Station.
The said measure seeks to add additional five days but these additional days shall not be commutable or convertible to cash.
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The ombudsman said Reynor and Cesar's act was in violation of Department of Budget and Management Circular 2013-103, which stated that 'those who were assigned or who use government motor transportation shall no longer be entitled to the TA, but only to the commutable (representation allowance) for the month.'
The 35-year-old is a devoted family man and has never been one to uproot his wife and son, instead choosing to play for clubs within commutable distance of each other - Derby, Burnley, Stoke and now United.
"Cities will grow and towns that are today too far away from cities to be commutable will become suburban.
The EQA samples, calibrators, and animal sera exhibited matrix effects in some assays; human serum pools were commutable in all assays; certificate reference materials were commutable in most assays, and only GBW09152 exhibited a matrix effect in one assay; and aqueous reference materials exhibited matrix effects in most assays.
FOR those househunters looking for an apartment away from the city and Cardiff Bay, within a more rural setting but still commutable to the capital, then this two bedroom self-contained apartment in the gated Hensol Castle Park complex might be the answer.