capable of being assigned or credited to

punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading


the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain


the oversight was not imputable to him

Syn: ↑ascribable, ↑due, ↑imputable
Similar to: ↑attributable
Derivationally related forms: ↑ascribe (for: ↑ascribable)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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