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manageable

[man-i-juh-buh l] /ˈmæn ɪ dʒə bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be managed; governable; tractable; contrivable.
Origin of manageable
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; manage + -able
Related forms
manageability, manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
unmanageable, adjective
unmanageability, unmanageableness, noun
unmanageably, adverb
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Examples from the Web for manageability
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  • It is owing to their vagaries and want of manageability that, as will be shown, "captives" are of uncertain use in war.

  • I have been arguing that the size and manageability of all political states is finally a matter of transport and communications.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • Mr. Edison's electrical ships, on the other hand, were marvels of speed and of manageability.

    Edison's Conquest of Mars Garrett Putnam Serviss
British Dictionary definitions for manageability

manageable

/ˈmænɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be managed or controlled
Derived Forms
manageability, (rare) manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for manageability
n.

1813, from manageable + -ity.

manageable

adj.

1590s, from manage + -able. Related: Manageably.

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