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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtenableten‧a‧ble /ˈtenəbəl/ adjective  LOGICALa belief, argument etc that is tenable is reasonable and can be defended successfully an idea which is no longer tenable
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tenableLooking at the second proviso, we can see that the position was a cruel one, insincere and hardly tenable.The conventional wisdom now holds that these measures softened and civilized capitalism and made it tenable.The notion of contrast between pain in a reality and pleasure in a representation is not tenable.University Studentships are tenable in all Faculties except Medicine.Now, though so politically convenient a view is no longer tenable, no easy alternative presents itself.For scientific theories to be considered tenable, they must survive refutation.
From Longman Business Dictionarytenableten‧a‧ble /ˈtenəbəl/ adjective be tenable forHUMAN RESOURCES a job or position that is tenable for a particular length of time can be held by a person for that length of timeHow long is the post tenable for?
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