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English definition of “conceivable”

conceivable

adjective uk   /kənˈsiː.və.bl̩/ us  
possible to imagine or to believe: Books on every conceivable subject lined one wall. It's just conceivable (= possible although difficult to imagine) (that) the hospital made a mistake.Imagining and conceiving
conceivably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
She could conceivably (= possibly) have already left.Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of conceivable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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