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Meaning of “legible” in the English Dictionary

"legible" in British English

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legibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈledʒ.ɪ.bl̩/
Legible writing or ​print can be ​readeasily: Her ​handwriting is ​barely legible.
Opposite
legibly
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
(Definition of legible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"legible" in American English

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legibleadjective

 us   /ˈledʒ·ə·bəl/
(of writing or ​print) ​able to be ​readeasily: The ​letter was ​faded and ​barely legible.
legibly
adverb  us   /ˈledʒ·ə·bli/
(Definition of legible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"legible" in Business English

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legibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈledʒɪbl/
used to describe writing or ​text that you can read because the ​letters are ​clear, the ​text is ​printed well, etc.: Her handwriting was barely legible.
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legibly
adverb
The ​names of the ​partners must be shown legibly on all ​businessletters.
(Definition of legible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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