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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ser·vice·able /ˈsɝvəsəbəl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Serv·ice·a·ble a.
 1. Doing service; promoting happiness, interest, advantage, or any good; useful to any end; adapted to any good end use; beneficial; advantageous. Serviceable to religion and learning”. --Atterbury. Serviceable tools.” --Macaulay.
    I know thee well, a serviceable villain.   --Shak.
 2. Prepared for rendering service; capable of, or fit for, the performance of duty; hence, active; diligent.
    Courteous he was, lowly, and servysable.   --Chaucer.
    Bright-hearnessed angels sit in order serviceable.   --Milton.
    Seeing her so sweet and serviceable.   --Tennnyson.
 -- Serv*ice*a*ble*ness, n. -- Serv*ice*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: ready for service or able to give long service; "serviceable
             equipment"; "heavy serviceable fabrics" [ant: unserviceable]
      2: having a beneficial use; "a serviceable kitchen gadget"
      3: intended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration;
         "serviceable low-heeled shoes";