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adjective susceptible pronunciation in American English /səˈseptəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    easily influenced or affected by something
    susceptible to:

    Police officers here are very susceptible to corruption.

    1. a.
      likely to suffer from a particular illness or condition, or to be affected by it more severely than others are
      susceptible to:

      Children are particularly susceptible to the disease.

      Susceptible livestock have been separated from the herd.

  2. 3
    very formal able to experience something, or able to be treated in a particular way
    susceptible of:

    The problem is not susceptible of so simple a solution.


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