adjective see extinguish

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  • Extinguishable — Ex*tin guish*a*ble, a. Capable of being quenched, destroyed, or suppressed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extinguishable — index destructible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • extinguishable — adjective capable of being extinguished or killed an extinguishable fire hope too is extinguishable • Ant: ↑inextinguishable …   Useful english dictionary

  • extinguishable — extinguish ► VERB 1) put out (a fire or light). 2) put an end to. 3) cancel (a debt) by full payment. 4) Law render (a right or obligation) void. DERIVATIVES extinguishable adjective extinguisher noun extinguishment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • extinguishable — See extinguish. * * * …   Universalium

  • extinguishable — adjective able to be extinguished …   Wiktionary

  • extinguishable — adv. able to be extinguished, able to be put out (i.e. fire); able to be totally destroyed or annihilated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extinguishable — ex·tin·guish·able …   English syllables

  • extinguish — extinguishable, adj. extinguishment, n. /ik sting gwish/, v.t. 1. to put out (a fire, light, etc.); put out the flame of (something burning or lighted): to extinguish a candle. 2. to put an end to or bring to an end; wipe out of existence;… …   Universalium

  • Aboriginal title — Protests of the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004, extinguishing aboriginal title to the foreshore and seabeds in New Zealand Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the… …   Wikipedia

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