achievable achievable  /ə ˈtʃi və bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Instead, it will further enable our team to put together a comprehensive strategy that will employ all elements of our national power to fulfill achievable goals in Afghanistan.
  2. At the time, that task was being made more complex, but perhaps eventually more achievable, by a Japanese physicist whom he had recently met.
  3. The McCain campaign's hypothetical spending cuts would only be achievable, they say, by a President who did not have to negotiate with a historically big-spending Congress.

News

  1. Outside View: Osama to Obama: 'I'm a happy camper'

    Herndon, Va. (UPI) Jun 11, 2013 If any joy exists in hell, Osama bin Laden is a happy camper. Assuming the Eternal Inferno's residents occasionally get breaks to view the world left behind, bin Laden is pleased. Despite serious setbacks suffered by al-Qaida, he sees - almost 12 years after 9/11 - his ultimate goal still achievable. In a National Defense University speech May 23, U.S. President ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. Browse News

    When it comes to planning for the future, Humboldt Bay Harbor District CEO Jack Crider is focusing on achievable near-term goals while casting a skeptical eye toward the resurgence of rail service.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The North Coast Journal

  3. 'The Perfect Protein' author makes the case for abundant, healthy fish

    The author of the new book says building an abundant ocean is achievable, while making the case that wild, little and local fish is good for us.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. Obama on Monday said GM had presented "a viable and achievable plan that will give this iconic American company a chance to rise again."
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Canada.com

  2. "This positive operating result in the first quarter is a concrete indication to our customers, dealers and suppliers that the 2010 targets we have set for ourselves are achievable," chief executive Sergio Marchionne, who also heads Fiat, said...
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Sergio Marchionne Source: Washington Post

  3. "I believe that the vision of two states side by side in peace is achievable," Bush said.
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

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