Definitions

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  • n. the state of being attainable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being attainable; attainableness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Attainableness. Coleridge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being achievable

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Examples

  • One that sacrifices the perfection of Zero for the attainability of minimum numbers.

    How the End Begins

  • We still believe in the power of journalism for good, the attainability of its most noble goals and best intentions.

    jAMES SCALES

  • The fact that something is not a necessity is not in itself an argument that can be used to support measures negatively impacting its attainability.

    GBB: Really!?! Edition « BAHAY TALINHAGA

  • These experiences have captured my attention — either reinforcing certain personal beliefs and values with an increased moral urgency, or even casting doubt on the practical attainability of judicial ideals.

    2008 August : Law is Cool

  • RE: MAJORD AND MADFIST'S DISCUSSION about the attainability of the 33rd Degree within Freemasonry, in this case you should consider the messenger before you blame the popper/locker.

    Boing Boing

  • For the first time in the country's history, nearly 50 percent of Americans no longer believe in the attainability of the American dream.

    Dean Garfield: How We Create a New Economic Normal in Washington

  • Transformational leadership includes charisma (communicating the purpose and importance of a mission and serving as a role model), inspirational motivation (exuding optimism and excitement about the mission's attainability), intellectual stimulation (encouraging others to think out of the box), and individualized consideration (focusing on the development and mentoring of subordinates as individuals).

    Andrea Learned: Go Ahead, Let Outrage Start the Much Needed Gender Conversation

  • This practical consideration of time alone, raised fundamental questions regarding the attainability of the proposed objectives of the legislation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Part of the soccer-mom charm, after all, is the suggestion of attainability.

    Life As We Know It

  • His emphasis on attainability of highest possible perfection through sheer human efforts and by mere aspiration is a great message of hope.

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