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.
- af·ford·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- af·ford·a·bly, adverb
- un·af·ford·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- un·af·ford·a·ble, adjective
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How to use affordable in a sentence
That is why in March 2019 we directed our efforts to further delivery of an affordable edutainment program and launched Spanish-English and Polish-English language pairs.AllRight, an English language learning app for children, raises $5M from Genesis Investments | Mike Butcher | November 20, 2020 | TechCrunch
The board also hopes to build affordable housing at the same location as the new library branches, McCarthy said.D.C. library system wants to build new branches, including a first in Adams Morgan | Julie Zauzmer | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
The $5 billion pipeline “is not affordable in combination with the Pure Water Program,” the city wrote in a letter.Morning Report: Beiser Unlikely to Leave Board, Despite New Removal Process | Voice of San Diego | November 18, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Pre-pandemic, Ulta Beauty had doubled in revenue in only four years and was beloved by customers for its mix of high-end and affordable beauty products, as well as its salon services.Kohl’s CEO insists its supersize beauty shops can compete with the new Ulta/Target partnership | Phil Wahba | November 17, 2020 | Fortune
These restrictions lower the supply of overnight accommodations and drive up the price, making access even less affordable for most Californians.Cities Are Falling Short on Coastal Access – and Short-Term Rentals Could Help | Philip King and Sarah Jenkins | November 16, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Affordability (20%): Net price of attendance after deducting grants and scholarship aid (NCES).
Ultimately life style, affordability and preference seem to trump social views when people decide where they would like to live.The Triumph of Suburbia: Despite Downtown Hype, Americans Choose Sprawl | Joel Kotkin | April 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
One more advantage to wearing a dress by Jason Wu: the designer now simultaneously represents high fashion and affordability.Michelle Obama Wears a Second Inaugural Ball Gown by Jason Wu | Isabel Wilkinson | January 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It has done much to increase the availability and affordability of literature.Why the Man Booker Prize Is More Necessary Than Ever | Liam Hoare | October 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Among the factors the index weighs are Internet access, access to health care, preschool enrollment, and housing affordability.Vermont Tops Opportunity Index, While Nevada Finishes Last | Eliza Shapiro | September 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST