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1. Suitable or fit for drinking; potable: drinkable water.
2. Easy and pleasing to drink: drinkable wine.
A beverage.

drink′a·bil′i·ty n.
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(ˌdrɪŋkəˈbɪlɪtɪ) or


(of a drink)the quality of being drinkable or the capacity to be drunk
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