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workable

[wur-kuh-buh l] /ˈwɜr kə bəl/
adjective
1.
practicable or feasible:
He needs a workable schedule.
2.
capable of or suitable for being worked.
Origin of workable
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45; work + -able
Related forms
workability, workableness, noun
unworkability, noun
unworkable, adjective, noun
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unworkable

/ʌnˈwɜːkəbəl/
adjective
1.
not practicable or feasible

workable

/ˈwɜːkəbəl/
adjective
1.
practicable or feasible
2.
able to be worked
Derived Forms
workability, workableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unworkable

workable

adj.

1540s, from work (v.) + -able. Related: Workably.

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