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"soluble" in British English

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solubleadjective

uk   /ˈsɒl.jʊ.bl̩/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/
able to be ​dissolved to ​form a ​solution: soluble ​aspirins
Opposite
solubility
noun [U] uk   /ˌsɒl.jʊˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /ˌsɑːl.jəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of soluble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"soluble" in American English

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solubleadjective

  • soluble adjective (LIQUID)

 us   /ˈsɑl·jə·bəl/ able to be ​dissolved when ​mixed with a ​liquid: Sugar is soluble in ​water.
  • soluble adjective (CHEMISTRY)

 /ˈsɑl·jə·bəl/ chemistry able to ​dissolve in another ​substance, or ​able to ​dissolve another ​substance
(Definition of soluble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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