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adjective uk   /ekˈsplɪk.ə.bl̩/ us  
able to be explained: Under the circumstances, what happened was quite explicable .
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Translations of “explicable”
in Spanish explicable…
in French explicable…
in German erklärbar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可解釋的, 可說明的, 可理解的…
in Russian объяснимый…
in Turkish açıklanabilir, izah edilebilir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可解释的, 可说明的, 可理解的…
in Polish dający się wytłumaczyć, zrozumiały…
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