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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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operableop‧e‧ra‧ble /ˈɒpərəbəl $ ˈɑː-/ adjective  1 TWORKINGa system which is operable is working opp inoperable Less than half the rail network was operable.2 MHa medical condition that is operable can be treated by an operation opp inoperable
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operableHis external sensors seemed to be partially operable.Of course certain inducements are sometimes operable.There is no chemical treatment, but it might be operable.He's not yet sure if it's operable, but if it is he wants me to take the case.Whereas discovering you have a lump which is non-cancerous and operable means you are lucky rather than heroic.Most agents at headquarters still believed he would be fully operable once his parallel systems booted up and stopped the repetition.
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