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winnable

[win-uh-buh l]
adjective
  1. that can be won: a winnable war.
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Origin of winnable

First recorded in 1535–45; win1 + -able
Related formswin·na·bil·i·ty, nounun·win·na·ble, adjective
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unwinnable

adjective
  1. not able to be won or achieved
  2. (of a seat in an election) not able to be taken from the incumbent or the incumbent's party
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