Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being achieved, which either means possible or probable.
  • adj. Not linked to fate or outside influences.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being achieved.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being achieved or performed.

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

  • adj. capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do

Etymologies

From achieve +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Though I did discover his short stores with relief, now I can love Ben Okri in achievable portions.

    Giving Up

  • Talking of markets, rule of law and democracy as separately achievable is a red herring.

    Bryan Gets Some Pushback, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Imagine the most perfect creamy, round flavor achievable from a glass of milk and then intensify it beyond any dairy-like thing you've know before.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • To say that they should have traded that security for the chance of having a larger majority I don't think even Skelton is claiming a veto-proof majority was achievable is short-sighted.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • I will set short- and long-term achievable health goals for myself and do everything in my power to obtain them.

    Fire Up Your Metabolism

  • And readily achievable is defined as that which is easily accomplishable.

    Employment Equity from the U.S. Perspective

  • Especially with the brain mapping project; you wrote about gathering scientists to decide on a philanthropic endeavor to invest in, and more or less insisting that they come up with something with a near-term achievable goal.

    Boing Boing

  • START and hosting this week's international nuclear security summit, and by seeking to create a short term achievable goal to increase regulation of the world's weapons-grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium, President Obama has given the international community an opportunity to take some modest but concrete steps toward furthering the goals set forth in the list of "Highlights" outlining the immediate steps committed to by individual nations that participated in the summit.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • "A short-term achievable goal would be to accelerate the process of getting electronic medical records into physicians 'offices," she said.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • BRUSSELS -- The European Union backed Greece's plan to shrink a massive budget gap as "achievable" - but warned it would demand tougher cutbacks if Athens does not stick to promised spending curbs and reforms.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

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