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1. Capable of being rated, estimated, or appraised: ratable income.
3. Liable to assessment; taxable.
1. Income from taxes on a property: netted the city over $30 million in new ratables.
2. A property or building, especially one used for commercial purposes, that provides tax income for local government: constructed a total of $10 million in new ratables.
rat′a·bil′i·ty, rat′a·ble·ness n.
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1. able to be rated or evaluated
2. Brit (of property) liable to payment of rates
ˌrataˈbility, ˌrateaˈbility, ˈratableness, ˈrateableness n
ˈratably, ˈrateably adv
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|Adj.||1.||ratable - liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes; "the ratable value of property"|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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