Meaning of “readable” in the English Dictionary

"readable" in British English

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readableadjective

uk /ˈriː.də.bəl/ us /ˈriː.də.bəl/

-readablesuffix

uk / -riː.də.bəl/ us / -riː.də.bəl/
machine-/computer-readable

in a form that is able to be used by a computer:

Machine-readable passports will permit precise identity-checking.

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

"readable" in American English

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readableadjective

us /ˈri·də·bəl/

easy or enjoyable to read:

Reviewers praised it as a highly readable and rewarding book.

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

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