Meaning of “pliable” in the English Dictionary

"pliable" in British English

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pliableadjective

uk /ˈplaɪ.ə.bəl/ us /ˈplaɪ.ə.bəl/
pliability
noun [ U ] uk /ˌplaɪ.əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌplaɪ.əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

(Definition of “pliable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pliable" in American English

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pliableadjective

us /ˈplɑɪ·ə·bəl/ also pliant, /ˈplɑɪ·ənt/

(of a substance) easily bent without breaking or cracking, or (of a person) easily influenced or controlled by others:

soft, pliable materials
A more pliant leader would compromise.

(Definition of “pliable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)