var. of -able, occurring in words borrowed from Latin (credible; horrible; visible), or modeled on the Latin type (reducible).
Etymology: < L -ibil(is) or -ībil(is), =-i- or -ī- thematic vowel +-bilis -ble

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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