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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Late Latin solubilis, from Latin solvere; SOLVE

soluble

adjective
     
sol‧u‧ble
1 a soluble substance can be dissolved in a liquid:
soluble aspirin
water-soluble (=that can be dissolved in water)
2 formal a problem that is soluble can be solved [≠ insoluble]
solubility noun [uncountable]

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