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cer·ti·fi·a·ble

(ser'ti-fī'ă-bĕl),
Denoting a person showing disordered behavior of sufficient gravity to justify involuntary mental hospitalization.

certifiable

(sûr′tə-fī′ə-bəl)
adj.
Fit to be declared mentally incompetent.

cer′ti·fi′a·bly adv.
Capable of being certified, as in either:
Infectious disease An infectious disease; ‘reportable’ is used far more commonly
Psychiatry A mental disorder; the UK equivalent is ‘sectionable’

certifiable

adjective  Capable of being certified, as in either
1. An infectious disease, rarely used in this context, or.
2. A mental disorder, the latter being by far the most common use in American 'English'.

cer·ti·fi·a·ble

(sĕr'ti-fī'ă-bĕl)
Denoting a person showing disordered behavior of sufficient gravity to justify involuntary mental hospitalization.

cer·ti·fi·a·ble

(sĕr'ti-fī'ă-bĕl)
Denoting a person showing disordered behavior of sufficient gravity to justify involuntary mental hospitalization.
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