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leg·i·ble  audio  (lj-bl) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Possible to read or decipher: legible handwriting.
  2. Plainly discernible; apparent: legible weaknesses in character and disposition.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere, to read; see leg- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
legi·bili·ty or legi·ble·ness(Noun), legi·bly(Adverb)


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