mentionable
adjective see mention II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mentionable — Men tion*a*ble, a. Fit to be mentioned. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mentionable — adjective a) Worthy of note, or important The study can be divided into seven mentionable characteristics. b) To say that a concept, or subject, can be openly talked about, or mentioned. Not taboo. But even in 1776, this concept was thought to be …   Wiktionary

  • mentionable — See mention. * * * …   Universalium

  • mentionable — men·tion·a·ble || menʃnÉ™bl adj. worthy of mentioning, can be mentioned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mentionable — men·tion·able …   English syllables

  • mentionable — ch(ə)nəbəl adjective : capable of being mentioned …   Useful english dictionary

  • mention — mentionable, adj. mentioner, n. /men sheuhn/, v.t. 1. to refer briefly to; name, specify, or speak of: Don t forget to mention her contribution to the project. 2. to cite formally for a meritorious act or achievement: He was mentioned in… …   Universalium

  • Namibia — Republic of Namibia …   Wikipedia

  • unmentionable — unmentionableness, n. /un men sheuh neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not mentionable; inappropriate, unfit, or improper for mention, as in polite conversation; unspeakable. n. 2. something that is not to be mentioned: That subject was classed among the… …   Universalium

  • unmentionable — (adj.) 1837, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + MENTIONABLE (Cf. mentionable). Unmentionables trousers is attested from 1823; meaning underwear is recorded from 1910 …   Etymology dictionary

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