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Britain wants no border posts or immigration checks between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Brexit, but critics have said this goal may be unworkable.
Citizens have opted for politicians that claim to improve their lives through false and unworkable laws that in the end will leave them in poverty and despair.
Critics say shifting start times to later in the day would upend schedules and would generally be unworkable.
That different set of standards forces automakers to develop cars for two very different regulatory environments and is unworkable, according to industry groups.
And while several of Trump’s proposals are either unworkable, unhinged or potentially disastrous, that’s not true for all of his ideas.
But Mr. Haig lasted just over a month under President Ford, whose decentralized structure quickly proved unworkable.
This combo is unworkable in your lap, but works just fine on a tabletop.
This second failure of Trumpcare is proof positive that the core of the bill is unworkable.
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First Known Use of unworkable
Synonymsimpracticable, inoperable, nonpractical, unserviceable, unusable, impractical, useless
Antonymsapplicable, feasible, functional, operable, operational, practicable, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, utilizable, workable
Related Wordsunsuitable; inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; arrested, interrupted, suspended; unrealistic
Near Antonymsaccessible, acquirable, available, obtainable, procurable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative, running, working
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