Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not viable: applied to a fetus too young to maintain independent life.

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Examples

  • "In the banking sector, progress is being made towards recapitalizing, deleveraging, resolving non-viable banks, and strengthening the bank resolution framework."

    Irish Government Postpones Bank Injections

  • "The simultaneous implementation of the interdependent core elements of the program — recapitalizing, deleveraging and resolving the non-viable parts of the banking system — will be require difficult choices," the IMF said.

    Irish Government Postpones Bank Injections

  • The airline recently said it would reconfigure its Airbus planes as it stopped operating its non-viable low-fare brand Kingfisher Red.

    Kingfisher Slips to Fifth Spot

  • Therefore, from a technological strategy perspective, the PAK-FA renders all legacy US fighter aircraft, and the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, strategically irrelevant and non-viable after the PAK-FA achieves IOC in 2015. ...

    Stromata Blog:

  • This generally leaves it poorer, or perhaps non-viable.

    Our goofy economy

  • Parties figured out that you can get a nominee if you require 50% +1, and slowly weed out the non-viable alternatives.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable

  • The further argument is that the strategic character of settlement-building makes any independent Palestinian state non-viable, and that the settlers least likely to leave are in those land-grabbing ‘outposts’ that piss off Palestinians the most.

    Matthew Yglesias » Israeli Officials Think Road to Peace Runs Through Teheran

  • The only parallel I can think of, in terms of subdividing things into non-viable states, is South Africa, with its process of Bantustanization (if Balkanization is a word, why not?).

    Matthew Yglesias » Getting Closer to Nowhere

  • Â Males showed no preference for viable over non-viable females, appearing instead to simply attempt copulation with whichever females they could find.

    Carin Bondar: No Eggs? No Problem!

  • Males showed no preference for viable over non-viable females, appearing instead to simply attempt copulation with whichever females they could find.

    Carin Bondar: No Eggs? No Problem!

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