One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Able to be resolved.
- ‘Complexities of politics and dogma take root well beneath the surface of what had seemed to be a simple, resoluble situation.’
- ‘It is resoluble without medical intervention.’
- ‘In case of a conflict which is not automatically resoluble, a resolution arbitration mechanism should be established.’
Early 17th century: from French résoluble or late Latin resolubilis, based on Latin solvere ‘release, loosen’.
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