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Definition of practicable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    practicable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpræktɪkəbl//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1able to be done; likely to be successful synonym feasible, workable
  2. 2 at the earliest practicable opportunity as soon as (is) practicable The only practicable alternative is to postpone the meeting. Employers should provide a safe working environment, as far as is reasonably practicable. Working at night wasn't a practicable proposition. compare impracticable
practicability
 
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NAmE//ˌpræktɪkəˈbɪlət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] We were doubtful about the practicability of the plan.
practicably
 
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NAmE//ˈpræktɪkəbli//
 
adverb Please reply as soon as is practicably possible.
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