livability

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noun liv·abil·i·ty \ˌli-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\
variants: or less commonly

liveability

Definition of livability

  1. 1 :  survival expectancy :  viability —used especially of poultry and livestock

  2. 2 :  suitability for human living

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First Known Use of livability

1850

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