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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “liable”

liable

adjective [after verb] (LIKELY)
可能的
    /ˈlaɪ.ə.bl̩/
very likely to happen
很可能會發生的,可能性很大的
The areas of town near the river are liable to flooding (= are often flooded ).
這個城鎮靠近河邊的地區很容易遭到水淹。
[+ to infinitive] He's liable to make a fuss if you wake him.
你如果把他吵醒了,他會大發雷霆的。
Possible and probable
(Definition of liable adjective (LIKELY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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