Meaning of “traceable” in the English Dictionary

"traceable" in American English

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possible to find or trace to a cause or origin:

In theory, most telephone calls should be traceable.

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

"traceable" in Business English

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uk /ˈtreɪsəbl/ us

COMMERCE, PRODUCTION if a product is traceable, information is available about where and how the product and its parts or contents were made:

Our markets sell only fresh, traceable produce.
traceable to sth They wanted all beef exports to be traceable to their farm of origin.

COMMUNICATIONS, IT possible to find or follow, especially using technology:

They were talking on traceable cellular phones.
The printing process uses invisible signatures which make every document traceable.

if something such as an event or problem is traceable, it is possible to find its original cause:

traceable (back) to sth Every problem seemed to be traceable back to one particular employee.

(Definition of “traceable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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