Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; amenable to law or rule.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being governed, or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; obedient.

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  • adjective Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient.

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  • adjective capable of being controlled

Etymologies

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govern +‎ -able

Examples

  • You are absolutely correct that Giuliani has conflated various crime and/or correction department data to exaggerate any role Kerik had in making NYC "governable" in his 15 months as police commissioner.

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  • After 'non state actors', Pak vows no terrorism against India from its 'governable' land

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  • Islamabad: First it was the 'non state' actors on its soil Pakistan blamed for terror strikes against India, and now comes a promise not to allow terror activities against India from its so-called 'governable' land.

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  • After 'non state actors', Pak vows no terrorism against India from its 'governable' land

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  • Gilani's statement that his government would not allow extremists to use its 'governable' land 'against India suggests that Islamabad is unlikely to take action against militants aiming to launch yet another attack on India using the terror hot bed tribal regions along the Afghan border.

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  • Gilani's statement that his government would not allow extremists to use its 'governable' land 'against India suggests that Islamabad is unlikely to take action against militants aiming to launch yet another attack on India using the terror hot bed tribal regions along the Afghan border.

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  • Gilani's statement that his government would not allow extremists to use its 'governable' land 'against India suggests that Islamabad is unlikely to take action against militants aiming to launch yet another attack on India using the terror hot bed tribal regions along the Afghan border.

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  • Islamabad, Feb. 17: First it was the 'non state' actors on its soil Pakistan blamed for terror strikes against India, and now comes a promise not to allow terror activities against India from its so-called 'governable' land.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • Islamabad, Feb. 17: First it was the 'non state' actors on its soil Pakistan blamed for terror strikes against India, and now comes a promise not to allow terror activities against India from its so-called 'governable' land.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • After 'non state actors', Pak vows no terrorism against India from its 'governable' land

    dailyindia.com News Feed

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