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English definition of “forgivable”

forgivable

adjective uk   /fəˈɡɪv.ə.bl̩/ us    /fɚ-/
describes something that you are able to forgive because you understand it: a forgivable mistakeMaking and accepting apologies
(Definition of forgivable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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