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"malleable" in British English

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malleableadjective

uk   us   /ˈmæl.i.ə.bl̩/
A malleable ​substance is ​easilychanged into a new ​shape: Lead and ​tin are malleable ​metals. easilyinfluenced, ​trained, or ​controlled: He had an actor's ​typically malleable ​features. Europesawitscolonies as a ​source of ​rawmaterial and a malleable ​workforce.
malleability
noun [U] uk   /ˌmæl.i.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(Definition of malleable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malleableadjective

 us   /ˈmæl·i·ə·bəl/
easilyinfluenced, ​trained, or ​controlled: Motherwanted me to be a malleable ​girl who would take her ​advice. A ​substance that is malleable is ​easilybent and ​shaped.
malleability
noun [U]  /ˌmæl·i·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
(Definition of malleable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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