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workable

[wur-kuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. practicable or feasible: He needs a workable schedule.
  2. capable of or suitable for being worked.
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Origin of workable

First recorded in 1535–45; work + -able
Related formswork·a·bil·i·ty, work·a·ble·ness, nounun·work·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·work·a·ble, adjective, noun
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unworkable

adjective
  1. not practicable or feasible
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workable

adjective
  1. practicable or feasible
  2. able to be worked
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Derived Formsworkability or workableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unworkable

workable

adj.

1540s, from work (v.) + -able. Related: Workably.

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