buildable

adjective
build·​able | \ ˈbil-də-bəl How to pronounce buildable (audio) \

Definition of buildable

: suitable for building buildable land especially : capable of being built plans for a buildable house

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But there is no waiting list, and there are still 45 buildable lots. Rina Raphael, New York Times, "Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Live in This Perfect Place?," 24 Aug. 2019 It can be used as a color corrector for under eye circles, as a blush on the cheeks or as a lip tint with super buildable coverage. Brittany Loggins, NBC News, "11 amazing items to make life easier — created by and for working moms," 14 Aug. 2019 My formula is so creamy and buildable and has a smooth satin finish. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Kim Kardashian Covers Up ‘Major Sunburn’ on Cleavage Using Body Makeup: See Before & After Pics," 26 July 2019 My formula is so creamy and buildable and has a smooth satin finish. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Kim Kardashian Covers Up ‘Major Sunburn’ on Cleavage Using Body Makeup: See Before & After Pics," 26 July 2019 For example, the Mazda3’s graceful and slender front roof pillars are only buildable thanks to the thinner sections of superstrong steel. WSJ, "Is the Mazda3 Hatchback The Best Car of 2019?," 14 June 2019 While housing has long been seen as the most profitable use of buildable land in South Boston by developers, demand for office space has surged recently, particularly in areas bordering Fort Point and the Seaport District. Tim Logan, BostonGlobe.com, "In a city hungry for housing, sparks fly over plan for more," 25 July 2019 My formula is so creamy and buildable and has a smooth satin finish. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "This Is the Most Real Photo Kim Kardashian Has Ever Shared of Her Psoriasis," 1 July 2019 That might have been true, like, a decade ago, but today there are plenty of brands creating buildable, high-impact products that over-deliver in the shade department. Maya Allen, Marie Claire, "7 All-Natural Makeup Brands With Products That Are Actually Amazing," 14 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of buildable

1855, in the meaning defined above

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