Definition of dissociable in English:


Line breaks: dis¦soci|able
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsəʊʃɪəb(ə)l
, -sɪ-/


  • Able to be dissociated; separable: language and cognition are not dissociable
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    • I do, however, agree with the Danish and German Governments that the contractual arrangement and terms must be such that the credit transaction is clearly dissociable from the main supply of goods.
    • The peptide binds to the protein noncovalently; without the dissociable peptide ligand, the MHC molecule loses its stable structure very rapidly and becomes sensitive to proteolytic degradation.
    • Bornstein posed this question in relation to the debate about the existence of dissociable implicit and explicit learning systems.


mid 19th century: from French, from Latin dissociabilis, from dissociare 'to separate'.

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