- that can be afforded; believed to be within one's financial means: attractive new cars at affordable prices.
- Usually affordables. items, expenses, etc., that one can afford: a variety of affordables for your gift list.
Origin of affordable
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Examples from the Web for affordable
The Affordable Care Act is safely embedded, with repeal unlikely even with a freshly minted Republican Senate.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro
December 24, 2014
Jonathan Gruber, the economist who helped design Romneycare and the Affordable Care Act, falls on his sword before Congress.Obamacare Architect: I Wanted to Sound Smart
December 9, 2014
The borough officially became the least affordable place to live in America.Eric Garner Was Just a Number to Them
December 5, 2014
The Affordable Care Act was always a short-term political loser with respect to middle-class voters.Staving Off a Democratic Civil War
December 2, 2014
Does she agree that the Affordable Care Act was offered to the public under false pretenses?Want President Hillary? Then Primary Her
November 24, 2014
And let's give them a tax credit to make that choice an affordable one.
We will assure quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans.
We must continue--we must continue, step by step, to give more families access to affordable quality health care.
Our second goal is high quality, affordable health care for all Americans.
To keep our economy growing, we also need reliable supplies of affordable, environmentally responsible energy.
Word Origin and History for affordable
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