feasibility feasibility  /ˌfi zə ˈbɪ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being doable

Usage(s):

  1. It's an ambitious plan, one that is less concerned with political feasibility than the survivability of the planet.
  2. House majority leader John Boehner has begun talking dismissively about the feasibility of the 700-mile fence that the House voted to build along the border.
  3. Indeed, rather than a specific conspiracy to detonate a radiological bomb at a designated target, al Muhajir may have been doing a feasibility study.

News

  1. Study: Normal Ace Hardware site would be good for grocery store

    NORMAL — A feasibility study says the Ace Hardware site at 204 E. College Ave. is the best of three proposed locations for an uptown grocery store.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Pantagraph

  2. Torrance awards contract to study feasibility of proposed conference center and hotel

    Torrance has awarded a $72,000 contract to a Chicago firm to conduct a market feasibility study for a proposed conference center and high-end hotel.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

  3. DOTD begins feasibility of detour study for La. 70 near sinkhole

    Louisiana DOTD has begun a feasibility study to identify a possible detour route for La. 70 in Assumption Parish due to a nearby sinkhole.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

Quotes

  1. "As for US assurances that missile defense sites in Eastern and Central Europe aren't aimed against Russia, we regrettably have failed to receive explanations of the feasibility of this anti-missile shield even though we have had continuous contacts...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Dmitry Peskov Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Give up meat for one day [per week] at least initially, and decrease it from there," Pachauri told Britain's Observer newspaper. "In terms of immediacy of action and the feasibility of bringing about reductions in a short period of time, it...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: TIME

  3. "John has been passionate, and that's an understatement, on behalf of both the city of Chicago and the Blackhawks," Bettman said. "He has made sure that the interest, the importance and the feasibility is something that is front and center on...
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Gary Bettman Source: Chicago Daily Herald

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