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convertible

adjective uk   /kənˈvɜː.tɪ.bl̩/ us    /-ˈvɝː.t̬ə-/
able to be arranged in a different way and used for a different purpose: a convertible sofa bed specialized finance & economics used to refer to a type of money that can be easily exchanged into other types of money: a convertible currency/bond

convertible

noun [C] uk   /kənˈvɜː.tɪ.bl̩/ us    /-ˈvɝː.t̬ə-/ ( also soft top)
a car with a soft roof that can be folded back: a Volkswagen convertible
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