Definitions

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  • noun the possibility of being achieved or accomplished; -- a property which may be possessed by a contemplated act.

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  • noun The state or condition of being achievable.

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  • noun the state of being achievable

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Examples

  • "I think the EPA realized that there were still considerable issues with the achievability of the rules," Ms. Meads said.

    Pollution Rule Delayed Amid Cost Complaints

  • The IMF's skepticism about the achievability of the government's fiscal plan may cause fresh nervousness among bond investors.

    IMF Says Ireland Needs More Cuts

  • The experiment proposed by Fry and Walther intends to make use of the first BCH Inequality, dispensing with auxiliary assumptions, but the second BCH Inequality will also be reviewed here, because of its indispensability in case the optimism of Fry and Walther regarding the achievability of certain desirable experimental conditions turns out to be disappointed.

    Bell's Theorem

  • The achievability of that dream is what made this country the envy of the world and made us, its citizens, proud.

    Robert Fuller: President Obama's Politics of Dignity

  • "It's audacity versus achievability," says Will Pomerantz, the foundation's space prize director.

    Google Offers $20 Million X Prize to Put Robot on Moon

  • "It's audacity versus achievability," says Will Pomerantz, the foundation's space prize director.

    Google Offers $20 Million X Prize to Put Robot on Moon

  • Experts say benchmarks range in specificity and achievability.

    What are Iraq's Benchmarks?

  • For the same reason that I counsel my children on how to handle themselves in a confrontation, rather than attempting to modify the behavior of everyone with whom they may come into contact with: achievability.

    Self defense and the reasonable woman

  • Projects should also be evaluated to analyze the goals of the project themselves: their relevance and achievability - this can be summed up in the question "Are we doing and have we done the right thing?".

    8. Implementing Arrangements

  • We must balance interest and risk, achievability and cost, clarity of mission and support from others in what ultimately is an exercise in prudent judgment.

    Berger Speech On Foreign Policy At Csis

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