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Meaning of “adjustable” in the English Dictionary

"adjustable" in British English

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adjustableadjective

uk   us   /əˈdʒʌs.tə.bəl/
able to be ​changed to ​suitparticularneeds: The ​height of the ​steeringwheel is adjustable. Is the ​strap on this ​helmet adjustable?
(Definition of adjustable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adjustable" in Business English

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adjustableadjective

uk   us   /əˈdʒʌstəbl/
something that is adjsutable can be ​changed according to how something else ​changes or in ​order to make it more suitable: This ​officechair has an adjustable ​seat and back. Homebuyers with ​riskycreditratings were able to get ​mortgages with adjustable ​interestratesofferinglow monthly ​payments to ​start with.
(Definition of adjustable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adjustable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 可调整的, 可调节的…
in Turkish ayarlanabilir…
in Russian регулируемый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可調整的, 可調節的…
in Polish regulowany…
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