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English definition of “-readable”


suffix     /-riː.də.bl̩/
machine-/computer-readable in a form that is able to be used by a computer: Machine-readable passports will permit precise identity-checking.Computer concepts
(Definition of -readable suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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