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  • n. The ease with which something can be worked or fashioned

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Practicability; feasibleness.


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  • The workability is a complex problem owing to the diversity of nations and the number of them.

    Plaid's master stroke.

  • I now believe the rhetoric about missile defense from Mr. Obama throughout the campaign - always couched in the 'workability' argument - was designed to give voters the impression that the new administration would walk away from Bush's obviously mischievous provocation.

    Biden Commits to 'Missile Defenses' to Counter Unspecific Threat from Iran

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  • One of the problems the administration faces which is above and beyond the "workability" of the plan itself is related to the AIG bonus blowup in Congress.


  • Large parts of the City have grown too big and need to be cut down to size, if necessary by imposing new taxes, according to the chairman of the Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has queried the "workability" of a suggested banks to curb excessive bonuses. - Business News

  • Mr Clegg said there were real questions marks about the "workability" of a UK-only bank tax, given that most banks operated across national borders and in many countries.

    Liberal England

  • Everywhere about him, large fields and small were arranged in a system of accessibility and workability that would have warmed the heart of the most meticulous efficiency-expert.


  • One of our jobs was to breadboard and verify the workability of the next weeks lab assignment for the professors in the Electrical Engineering Department.

    Student Talks Guns, Prof Call Cops

  • Can there be a real debate on this, discussing the demand, justification, cost, and workability of the different components?

    Senators square off on health care

  • Given the small size of the penalties imposed to enforce the individual mandate — far below the cost of a qualifying health insurance plan — invalidating the mandate would not have that great a practical effect on the workability of the legislation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Better Question


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