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1rare Capable of being harmonized or reconciled; reconcilable or compatible with something. Now rare.
2Capable of being given, granted, or bestowed.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From accord + -able, partly after Anglo-Norman acordable, Anglo-Norman and Middle French, French accordable (of a person) affable, accommodating, well-suited, suitable, capable of being harmonized or reconciled.
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