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suit +‎ -able

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsuːtəbl/, /ˈsjuːtəbl/
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suitable (comparative more suitable, superlative most suitable)

  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
    • 2015 February 23, Rachel Janik, “Texas Teacher Will Donate a Kidney to 6-Year-Old Student”, in Time[1]:
      Doctors told Matthew Parker’s family there was only a 1% chance of finding a suitable donor for Matthew because his body had rejected a previous transplant.

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