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flightworthy

[ flahyt-wur-thee ]
/ ˈflaɪtˌwɜr ði /
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adjective

being in proper physical or mechanical condition for safe flight; airworthy: a flightworthy spacecraft.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of flightworthy

First recorded in 1965–70; flight1 + -worthy

OTHER WORDS FROM flightworthy

flight·wor·thi·ness, noun
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