practicable practicable  /ˈpræk tə kə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) usable for a specific purpose
  2. (adj) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was found on the second expedition that while there is a practicable route to the top, favorable weather is the all-important factor.
  2. Guantanamo is a symbol of American brutality that needs to be expunged to the extent possible by closure, as soon as practicable.
  3. While germs are usually specialists, attacking only a limited number of species, some form of biological warfare might be only too practicable.

News

  • Crosshair Provides Corporate Update

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX:CXX) (NYSE MKT:CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") announces that it plans to voluntarily delist its common shares from NYSE MKT. Further to the Company's news release dated April 8, 2013, management's belief is that under the Company's current financial circumstances, it is not practicable for it to ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Word of the Day
periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /