from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to win or achieve: a winnable election campaign; winnable games.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. able to be won or achieved
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being won.
This contest should be interesting, especially given the Liberal party's push to run more women in winnable ridings.
There doesn't need to be much intervention to ensure there is a good selection of openly gay people in winnable seats.
My humble suggestion is that Grit staffers spend their summer canvassing all ridings - but especially those that are "winnable" - to clearly understand what is on the minds of Canadians and the role they see for the Liberal Party.
However, they are now pursuing what many call a winnable objective: resisting the establishment of a permanent US presence in Iraq. '
However, they are now pursuing what many call a winnable objective: resisting the establishment of a permanent US presence in Iraq.
If the Vietnam War was ever winnable, which is doubtful, it was finished by Tet1968.
National political pundit Dick Morris last week declared the race "winnable" for Lollar, and his campaign has seen a surge of national attention since then, including the endorsement of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.
I keep remembering the early 1980s, when Reagan broke faith with the world by beginning to talk about a "winnable" nuclear war, and everyone who didn't have a bunker to retreat to realized we were at a heightened risk for destroying the planet.
And now how Obama is setting us up to continue this charade because it is "winnable" .....
But Scar. is right to highlight this - the majority of Democrats don't think this is a "winnable" war.
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