Definition of practicable
practicabilityplay \ˌprak-ti-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
practicablenessplay \ˈprak-ti-kə-bəl-nəs\ noun
practicablyplay \-blē\ adverb
Examples of practicable in a Sentence
The idea is interesting but not practicable, I'm afraid.
a solution that is not practicable in the time available to us
Recent Examples of practicable from the Web
Maybe that is the least-bad practicable solution to the unprecedented threat of a presidency-under-suspicion.
Thus one key thing SCOTUS might resolve is whether that’s enough to make policing of partisan gerrymandering practicable.
All executive departments and agencies (agencies) shall, to the greatest extent practicable and to the extent permitted by law, respect and protect the freedom of persons and organizations to engage in religious and political speech.
The Russia investigation, already eight months old, should be conducted as expeditiously as practicable to clear the names of innocent parties and minimize politicization.
In such instances, retroactive authorisation must be sought within a reasonably practicable time period.
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PRACTICABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of practicable for English Language Learners
: able to be done or used
PRACTICABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of practicable for Students
: possible to do or put into practice a practicable plan
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