Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Capability of surviving.
- n. uncountable The condition of being survivable
- n. countable A measure of the extent to which something is survivable
“What we see is what we call survivability moves, not major repositioning of a strategy on the battle field.”
“In this scenario, which we call the new grief, children and their families must learn to live with things like the pernicious side effects of treatment, as well as a degree of uncertainty about the loved one's long-term survivability.”
“I didn't see the actual text of the memo anywhere, so the single statement about calling into question the survivability is probably taken out of context of the larger memo.”
“If this rule were to be observed year after year, the short term survivability of the enterprise (or the nation) could be made to extend over longer periods.”
“CW: But how do we deal with the conflicts of interest -- that on one hand we need to support the economic development of the world's most impoverished communities, and on the other -- we need to protect those very resources -- air, water, soil, forests, oceans -- in order to ensure the long-term survivability of those communities?”
“Anon wroteIn weighty matters such as the EU, global warming, immigration, Islamification…..well anything that affects the long-term survivability of this country really, we must defer to our ‘betters’.”
“In weighty matters such as the EU, global warming, immigration, Islamification…..well anything that affects the long-term survivability of this country really, we must defer to our ‘betters’.”
“What impact will this have on our future growth and long-term survivability as a religious movement?”
“What impact will a shift from a Christian to a postchristian culture in North America have on our future growth and long-term survivability as a religious movement?”
“Additional redirection could severely impact the long-term survivability of agriculture particularly here in the Central Valley.”
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