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English definition of “flexible”


adjective (ABLE TO BEND)    /ˈflek.sɪ.bl̩/
C2 able to bend or to be bent easily without breaking: Rubber is a flexible substance. Dancers and gymnasts need to be very flexible (= able to bend their bodies easily).Flexible, loose and yielding flexibility     /ˌflek.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] B2 The advantage of this system is its flexibility. You can improve your flexibility by exercising.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to somethingFlexible, loose and yielding flexibly     /-bli/ adverb Today's schedule of events is organized flexibly so that people can decide for themselves what they want to do.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
(Definition of flexible adjective (ABLE TO BEND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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