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 (mĕn′sər-ə-bəl, -shər-)
1. Capable of being measured: mensurable results in employee performance; a mensurable increase in the cost of oil.
2. Having fixed rhythm and measure, as in music; mensural.

men′su·ra·bil′i·ty, men′su·ra·ble·ness n.
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Given the frequency of incommensurability, any rule requiring lawmaker abstention in the face of incom mensurability would unduly restrict the lawmakers' ability to deal with social problems.