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adjective     susceptible pronunciation in British English
/səˈseptəb(ə)l/
  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 livestock have been separated from the herd.

      susceptible to:

      Children are particularly susceptible to the disease.

  2. 2
    used for describing someone whose emotions are easy to influence
  3. 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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