Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being administered.

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  • adjective Capable of being administered.

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  • adjective Able to be administered

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

  • adjective capable of being administered or managed

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Examples

  • The law should recognize this fact and move toward a system that is fair and administrable.

    Transfer Pricing As Tax Avoidance

  • Instead, in the new version they offered Wednesday, Democratic leaders attempted to soften it by adding a test, which they said would make it "more administrable."

    Senate Proposal Pits IRS Against Small Businesses

  • It seems unlikely that the EPA will actually act unilaterally to regulate carbon; the most administrable policy will probably remain market-based solutions such as cap-and-trade and similar proposals, rather than a command-and-control approach.

    Mike Signer: The Incredible Hulk in Copenhagen

  • A more achievable target for SAG would be retroactivity to January 1, which also has the virtue of being easily administrable and not retroactively increasing costs for production in a calendar year (2008) that's now over.

    Jonathan Handel: SAG-Studio Pregame Report

  • The court has additional power in maritime cases, and "we've simply got to come up with a number, because no other way is going to give us any kind of an administrable standard," Justice Souter said.

    Top Court Weighs Exxon Claim

  • Congress, if it is truly interested in reducing illegal immigration, can and should make this process relatively simple by setting administrable rather than punitive terms.

    Balkinization

  • Possibly judges cannot fashion administrable rules in this area.

    Balkinization

  • Possibly judges cannot fashion administrable rules in this area.

    Balkinization

  • There are now reports out of accounting firms and from the Treasury that it isn't even administrable.

    Press Briefing By Staff Members

  • And we think the technologies that we've identified are the most promising and the most administrable of the various options that we considered.

    Briefing On Radio Address

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