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

Examples of buildable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wetlands will prevent construction in some areas, limiting buildable land to maybe 50 or 70 acres, Yoshimura said. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Jan. 2022 Powerful demand for new and existing homes, but a depressed housing stock, on top of spikes in costs for lumber and scarce buildable land, pushed home-price increases to 46-year highs. Dana M. Peterson, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 Eligible properties must be within Cuyahoga County and have a minimum of 30 acres of contiguous, buildable land, though sites with 40 or more acres are preferred. Kaitlin Durbin, cleveland, 15 Dec. 2021 Director’s Cut adds new game mode options like stealth missions and race tracks, as well as new buildable structures like jump ramps and a cargo catapult. Wired Staff, Wired, 30 Dec. 2021 The buildable medium-to-full coverage powder leaves a buttery-smooth finish that blurs the skin and lasts for up to 12 hours. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 18 Dec. 2021 As the High Line neared completion, land prices shot up, from the low to the high of hundreds of dollars per buildable square foot. Kim Velsey, Curbed, 6 Dec. 2021 Despite a small sample size, the low pricing per buildable square foot, high lender enthusiasm and low interest rates are creating an advantageous environment right now. Shimon Shkury, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 Olivia’s Electric Car kit comes with a buildable car, a wind-turbine charging station, two mini dolls and a puppy (183 pieces, $14.99). Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of buildable

1855, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jan 2022

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“Buildable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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