Definitions

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  • adj. Not developable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ developable

Examples

  • He paid 1/3 of what it was worth, because it was considered "undevelopable".

    Lowell Sun Forum

  • Because they basicaly bought land that was undevelopable on one side, but the only thing making it undevelopable is cost.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Supreme Court Takes Regulatory Takings Case:

  • Looking at it, she knew the modern-looking affair would total up to be well over a million-dollar property, especially since it was built on a steep hillside lot that backed up to a large swath of undeveloped and probably undevelopable open space.

    Cruel Intent

  • How do such images interact with “development” rhetoric about how Africa is un- or under-developed, developing, or undevelopable?

    REPRESENTING “AFRICA” » Sociological Images

  • The editors offered readers 3-square-foot plots of the undevelopable desert at a penny apiece in a bizarre avant-garde statement of the illogic of ownership and the very idea of property.

    - Boing Boing

  • The movie's real curse is a slender notion that went undeveloped, or may have been undevelopable, unless you count the climax, which flows from a treacle bath of self-esteem.

    History Meets

  • At $25/bbl ANWR is virtually undevelopable economically and at peak production would reduce imports by 1% from 65% to 64%.

    Think Progress » Tentative victory on Arctic Refuge:

  • Under the DeKalb County zoning plan for Emory Point, 25 acres of densely wooded land behind the development will be protected as undevelopable under Emory's land classification plan.

  • Residents in the Soldier Hill community had purchased homes in this area in the late 90's believing that the remaining parcel of land would remain undevelopable, would serve as a buffer, be left in its natural state, and be preserved as open space.

    Paramus Post

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison. (blackcanyoncasa. com) remote, seemingly undevelopable plots.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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