that can be won: a winnable war.
- win·na·bil·i·ty, noun
- un·win·na·ble, adjective
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How to use winnable in a sentence
Revealing a weapon in orbit declares to every other nation not just that a country thinks satellites are fair targets, but that an offensive war against satellites could be winnable.This space-based weapon remains in the dark—for now | Kelsey D. Atherton | August 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
There has not, so far, been a return to the arguments made after America's ugly exit from Vietnam — that the war was winnable, on the terms the United States began with, if only the generals had been unleashed.The Trailer: Bring the troops home? Why the Afghanistan crisis isn’t reviving the GOP’s hawks. | David Weigel | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
More slow pitches from players who aren’t pitchers are happening because analytics staffs on teams are starting to avoid wasting good pitching arms on games that aren’t super winnable.
Meanwhile, major players involved in passing the Equality Act are keeping strategy close to the vest and silent on whether they think Capito is a winnable vote for the Equality Act.With Manchin a holdout on Equality Act, some look to unlikely Republican for help | Chris Johnson | April 14, 2021 | Washington Blade
A victory over the struggling Cornhuskers wouldn’t do much for Maryland’s résumé, but it’s the most winnable game remaining on the Terps’ conference schedule — even in Lincoln.Maryland’s NCAA tournament hopes will rest on a strong second half and those three road wins | Emily Giambalvo | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
And now many of those Democrats are heading home after long careers in public life, with some losing easily winnable races.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair | David Freedlander | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She did insist that the race would be winnable if Daines would debate her.Meet Montana's Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate | Ben Jacobs | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For political junkies, these Republicans are famous for throwing away winnable Senate seats in recent election cycles.Will Republicans Finally Win Back the Senate in 2014? | Kristen Soltis Anderson | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Did a few bad Republican candidates throw away winnable seats?Will Republicans Finally Win Back the Senate in 2014? | Kristen Soltis Anderson | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before Mitch McConnell waded clumsily into the debate, it looked a winnable argument for the Republicans.