feasible feasible  /ˈfi zə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

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Usage(s):

  1. AP reports the White House is acknowledging that closing the prison by January may not be feasible.
  2. We want to make it feasible for many to devote a year or more to service.
  3. It is a time frame virtually no Iraqi political leader sees as feasible.

News

  1. Study: Ocean acidification killing oysters by inhibiting shell formation

    CORVALLIS – For the past several years, the Pacific Northwest oyster industry has struggled with significant losses due to ocean acidification as oyster larvae encountered mortality rates sufficient to make production non-economically feasible.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Albany Democrat-Herald

  2. Public Hearing Brings Overflow Crowd To Address City’s Financial Woes

    "It would take 68 years to pay off the debt assuming you incur no further debt - that's not feasible," said Orr during the evening meeting.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

Quotes

  1. McClellan writes that Karl Rove and other Bush aides "managed the (Iraq) crisis in a way that almost guaranteed that the use of force would become the only feasible option : Top Bush aides had outlined a strategy for carefully orchestrating the...
    on May 28, 2008 By: Scott McClellan Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  2. "What we're saying is the use of white phosphorus in densely populated areas like a refugee camp is showing that the Israelis are not taking all feasible precautions," said Marc Garlasco, a senior military analyst for the rights group. "It's...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Marc Garlasco Source: FOXNews

  3. "I don't know whether it's technologically feasible," Bush said of Putin's idea, promising a review by experts.
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

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