Definition of severable in US English:

severable

adjective

  • See sever

    • ‘Mr Browne submits that the first two of these meanings are severable and distinct.’
    • ‘In my view, the liability and damages are distinct issues that are severable from one another.’
    • ‘She submitted that a decision may have many separate and severable elements within it.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, a severable part of the contract which has a closer connection with another country may by way of exception be governed by the law of that other country.’
    • ‘It was held that the words were meaningless but that they did not destroy the contract as they were severable, leaving the core of the obligation intact.’

Pronunciation

severable

/ˈsev(ə)rəb(ə)l//ˈsɛv(ə)rəb(ə)l/