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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpracticableim‧prac‧ti‧ca‧ble /ɪmˈpræktɪkəbəl/ adjective formal  IMPOSSIBLEimpossible or very difficult to do for practical reasons It was an appealing plan but quite impracticable.impracticably adverbimpracticability /ɪmˌpræktɪkəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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impracticableThatcher called the plan for a single European currency impracticable.Laws had even been passed in some authoritarian societies limiting families to two children, but their enforcement had proved impracticable.Owen's own first chosen vehicle, the co-operative community, had become an irrelevance and was seen to be impracticable.The operation would be totally impracticable.Total calibration against the full range of particle size combinations and particle shapes is impracticable.He had explained that the amount of paperwork involved made it impracticable, but he was sure they hadn't believed him.A corporate financial analyst then pointed out that the compensation formula Dave had developed would be impracticable on a company-wide level.There is a point beyond which it becomes impracticable to continue.
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