Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: praticable, from pratiquer 'to put into practice'


a practicable way of doing something is possible in a particular situation:
The only practicable course of action is to sell the company.
It is their duty to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the equipment is safe.
it is practicable (for somebody) to do something
It may not always be practicable to follow exactly the recommendations.
practicably adverb
practicability noun [uncountable]

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