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confusable

Saltos de línea: con|fus¦able
Pronunciación: /kənˈfjuːzəb(ə)l
 
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Definición de confusable en inglés:

adjetivo

Able or liable to be confused with something else: convocation was by 1327 no longer confusable with parliament
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They can also print out labels for farmers to earmark boxes for individual sites and distinguish potentially confusable products, and member invoices to help managers at each drop-off site assemble orders.
  • According to his model for discrimination learning, such highly confusable trials should make it difficult for testing of strategies, resulting in matching.
  • Conversely, questions with confusable alternatives remained harder than questions with less confusable alternatives even after participants were given the opportunity to change their answers.

sustantivo

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A word or phrase that is easily confused with another in meaning or usage, such as mitigate, which is often confused with militate.
Example sentences
  • One place to find eggcorns is in the usage dictionaries and in other inventories of ‘confusables’ (or ‘confusibles’, depending on who you read).
  • Take a special tip from the publisher and check out the ‘common confusables’ section - it is bound to be entertaining, if not enlightening.
  • It helps out with confusables, such as infer and imply, and how their meaning is changing as a result of that confusion.

Derivados

confusability

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Both experiments revealed qualitatively different errors produced by speeded responding versus confusability amongst the alternatives; revision completely corrected the former, but had no effect on the latter.
  • However, each language has its own possibilities for orthographic confusability and variability, especially those languages lacking a standard orthography.
  • High correlations were found between the confusability of object categories and the confusability of brain activity maps.

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