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practicable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpracticableprac‧ti‧ca‧ble /ˈpræktɪkəbəl/ adjective  POSSIBLEa practicable way of doing something is possible in a particular situation opp impracticable 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 adverbpracticability /ˌpræktɪkəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
practicableThe company merger will take place as soon as practicable.For this reason phasing of the works is not practicable.Mr. Kenneth Carlisle Equipment procurement including development is already subject to competitive tendering wherever practicable.This is regrettable, certainly, and everything should be done to make the lives of these animals as good as practicable.This is, as already indicated, a foster home where practicable.Is it the best that can be achieved, the nearest practicable approximation to the democratic principle?As a result of these constraints the first practicable date for the sale is this July.In familial cases without a gene defect regular echocardiograms are the only practicable screening method.
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