livable

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adjective liv·able \ˈli-və-bəl\

Definition of livable

  1. 1 :  suitable for living in, on, or with <a livable house> <livable wages>

  2. 2 :  endurable

livableness

noun

Examples of livable in a sentence

  1. They described the house as very livable.

  2. People need jobs that will pay them livable wages.

1814

First Known Use of livable

1814

Variants of livable

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liveable


LIVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

livable

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adjective liv·able \ˈli-və-bəl\

Definition of livable for English Language Learners

  • : suitable to live in : enjoyable to live in

  • : making it possible to live or to have the things that people need to live properly



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