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permeable

view main entry for permeable adjective  /ˈpɜrmiəb(ə)l/
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permeability

  /ˌpɜrmiəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: permeability
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Festschrift

a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of their retirement, an important anniversary and the like

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