Definition of compatibility noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    compatibility

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    noun
    BrE BrE//kəmˌpætəˈbɪləti//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəmˌpætəˈbɪləti//
     
    [uncountable]compatibility (with somebody/something)|compatibility (between A and B) Computer programming
     
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  1. 1the ability of people or things to live or exist together without problems The compatibility of brothers and sisters depends on their personalities.
  2. 2the ability of machines, especially computers, and computer programs to be used together See related entries: Computer programming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compatibility