Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /


  • tractable tractable  /ˈtræk tə bəl/ ?  readily reacting to suggestions and influences

    tractable meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) readily reacting to suggestions and influences
    2. (adj) easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)


    tractable usage(s)

    1. The new leader is known to be more tractable, but when it comes to accepting the World Bank's suggestions, he is totally intransigent.
    2. Getting a bipartisan vote on reforms is the least of the tractable problems.
  • tractableness tractableness  the trait of being easily persuaded
  • tractarian tractarian  /træk ˈtɛə rɪən/ ?  a follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement…
  • tractarianism tractarianism  /træk ˈtɛə rɪə nɪ zəm/ ?  principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as…
  • tractile tractile  /ˈtræk taɪl/ ?  capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
  • traction traction  /ˈtræk ʃən/ ?  the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as…
  • traction engine traction engine  steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other…
  • tractive tractive  exerting traction and serving to pull
  • tractor tractor  /ˈtræk tər/ ?  a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications
  • tractor trailer tractor trailer  a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
  • tracy tracy  /ˈtreɪ si/ ?  United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn…
  • trad trad  traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s
  • trade trade  /ˈtreɪd/ ?  the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets)…
  • trade acceptance trade acceptance  a bill of exchange for a specific purchase; drawn on the buyer by…
  • trade balance trade balance  the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and…
  • trade barrier trade barrier  any regulation or policy that restricts international trade
  • trade bill trade bill  a statute that would regulate foreign trade
  • trade book trade book  a book intended for general readership
  • trade cycle trade cycle  recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery…
  • trade deficit trade deficit  an excess of imports over exports
  • trade discount trade discount  a discount from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer…
  • trade edition trade edition  a book intended for general readership
  • trade embargo trade embargo  a government order imposing a trade barrier
  • trade expense trade expense  ordinary and necessary expenses incurred in a taxpayer's business or trade
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