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survivable

[ser-vahy-vuh-buh l]
adjective
  1. able to be survived: Would an atomic war be survivable?
  2. capable of withstanding attack or countermeasures: a bomber survivable against fighter planes.
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Origin of survivable

First recorded in 1950–55; survive + -able
Related formssur·viv·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·sur·viv·a·ble, adjectiveun·sur·viv·a·ble, adjective
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Word Origin and History for unsurvivable

survivable

adj.

"capable of being survived," 1961, from survive + -able.

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