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"susceptible" in British English

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susceptibleadjective

uk   us   /səˈsep.tɪ.bl̩/

susceptible adjective (INFLUENCED)

easilyinfluenced or ​harmed by something: She isn't very susceptible toflattery. These ​plants are ​particularly susceptible tofrost. Among ​particularly susceptible ​children, the ​disease can ​develop very ​fast. used to ​describe someone who is ​easilyemotionallyinfluenced: They ​persuade susceptible ​teenagers to ​part with ​theirmoney.

susceptible adjective (POSSIBLE)

[after verb] formal (​especially of an ​idea or ​statement) ​able to be ​understood, ​proved, ​explained, etc. in a ​particular way: Shakespeare's ​plays are susceptible tovariousinterpretations.UK The ​facts are susceptible of other ​explanations.
(Definition of susceptible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"susceptible" in American English

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susceptibleadjective

 us   /səˈsep·tə·bəl/
easilyinfluenced or ​likely to be ​hurt by something: Some ​people are more susceptible to ​peerpressure than ​others. He’s very susceptible to ​colds.
(Definition of susceptible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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