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
Patricia Bates announced this week that nearly $2 million in state SB 2 funds will flow to the county to support building new affordable rental housing and a county program to aid first-time homebuyers with down payments.Sacramento Report: 5 Questions for San Diego’s New Assemblyman | Voice of San Diego | November 13, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
The Dallas Morning News, for example, has spent the past six months experimenting with more kinds of offers, moving away from long-term plays and toward shorter, more affordable deals instead.‘More is more’: News publishers dial up the marketing heat on their subscription products | Max Willens | November 12, 2020 | Digiday
Her chief goal on the Council was providing more affordable housing by increasing requirements on developers to build low-income units as part of their market-rate projects.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition | Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts | November 7, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Sanchez said in August that the best way to tackle the housing and homelessness crises is for the city to buy land and build affordable housing itself – particularly for veterans and seniors.Sanchez’s Win in Oceanside Is More Evidence of a Changing County | Kayla Jimenez | November 7, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Microsoft inked a long-term deal with telecom giant Jio Platforms last year to offer millions of businesses access to Office 365 and other Microsoft services at a more affordable cost.Amazon to invest $2.8 billion to build its second data center region in India | Manish Singh | November 6, 2020 | TechCrunch
And they all travel affordably, busting the myth that travel is only for the elite.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement | Charlise Ferguson | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And since the PIIGS cannot borrow money affordably without German assistants, they have had no choice but to embrace austerity.