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per·vi·ous

 (pûr′vē-əs)
adj.
1. Open to passage or entrance; permeable.
2. Open to arguments, ideas, or change; approachable.

[From Latin pervius : per-, through; see per- + via, way; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

per′vi·ous·ly adv.
per′vi·ous·ness n.
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pervious

(ˈpɜːvɪəs)
adj
1. able to be penetrated; permeable
2. receptive to new ideas; open-minded
[C17: from Latin pervius, from per- (through) + via a way]
ˈperviously adv
ˈperviousness n
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per•vi•ous

(ˈpɜr vi əs)

adj.
1. permeable.
2. accessible to reason.
[1605–15; < Latin pervius passable]
per′vi•ous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pervious - admitting of passage or entrance; "pervious soil"; "a metal pervious to heat"
permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
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Translations

pervious

[ˈpɜːvɪəs] ADJpermeable (to a)
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pervious

adj (lit)durchlässig; (fig)zugänglich (to für); chalk is pervious (to water)Kalk ist wasserdurchlässig
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per·vi·ous

a. pervio-a. V.: permeable.
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