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1. Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible: a workable compromise. See Synonyms at possible.
2. Capable of being worked, dealt with, or handled: workable clay.

work′a·bil′i·ty, work′a·ble·ness n.
work′a·bly adv.


(Tech, of material) → Bearbeitungsfähigkeit f
(Tech, of machine) → Betriebsfähigkeit f
(of a plan etc) → Durchführbarkeit f
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Therefore, rehabilitation counselors will need to develop a placeability checklist to assess the job readiness of individuals with CFS with consideration given to punctuality, abseteeism, interpersonal interactions (Friedberg & Jason), physical stamina, behavioral stability, and overall function.
Knowledge of the employability and placeability of their mentally ill clients based on a comprehensive vocational evaluation helps professionals choose the best vocational rehabilitation strategies.
Content analysis of placeability skills training: A survey of job seeking skills programs.
This definition signifies that when considering whether a claimant can engage in alternative work, the construct under investigation is the claimant's employability rather than his or her placeability.
In the composition of these concretes there are used both single chemical modifiers, improving the placeability of concrete mixtures and contributing to improving the physical and mechanical performance of concrete, and complex additives, including tens of single chemical admixtures of various functional purposes.
A comparative analysis of business majors' attitudes toward disability, job applicant disability status, and the placeability of persons with disabilities (Unpublished doctoral dissertation), Florida State University, Tallahassee.