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prac·ti·ca·ble

 (prăk′tĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being effected, done, or put into practice; feasible. See Synonyms at possible.
2. Usable for a specified purpose: a practicable way of entry.

[Medieval Latin prācticābilis, capable of being used, from prācticāre, to practice, from prāctica, practice, from Greek prāktikē, practical science, from feminine of prāktikos, fit for action, practical, from prāssein, prāk-, to make, do.]

prac′ti·ca·bil′i·ty n.
prac′ti·ca·bly adv.
Usage Note: It is easy to confuse practicable and practical because they look so much alike and overlap in meaning. Practicable means "feasible" as well as "usable," and it cannot be applied to persons. Practical has at least six meanings, including the sense "capable of being put into effect, useful," wherein the confusion with practicable arises. But there is a subtle distinction between these words that is worth keeping. For the purpose of ordering coffee in a Parisian café, it would be practical (that is, useful) to learn some French, but it still might not be practicable for someone with a busy schedule and little time to learn.

practicable

(ˈpræktɪkəbəl)
adj
1. capable of being done; feasible
2. usable
[C17: from French praticable, from pratiquer to practise; see practical]
ˌpracticaˈbility, ˈpracticableness n
ˈpracticably adv
Usage: See at practical

prac•ti•ca•ble

(ˈpræk tɪ kə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being done or put into practice with the available means; feasible.
2. capable of being used.
prac′ti•ca•bly, adv.
syn: See possible.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.practicable - usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a practicable solution"
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
2.practicable - capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they arepracticable - capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
possible - capable of happening or existing; "a breakthrough may be possible next year"; "anything is possible"; "warned of possible consequences"

practicable

adjective feasible, possible, viable, workable, achievable, attainable, doable, within the realm of possibility, performable Teachers can only be expected to do what is practicable.
impossible, out of the question, unworkable, unattainable, unachievable, unfeasible, beyond the bounds of possibility see practical

practicable

adjective
1. Capable of occurring or being done:
Idiom: within reach.
2. Serving or capable of serving a useful purpose:
Translations
مُمْكِن عَمَلُه
použitelný
gennemførlig
kivihetõ
framkvæmanlegur
įvykdomumasrealiai
lietojamspiepildāmsrealizējams
uygulanabiliryapılabilir

practicable

[ˈpræktɪkəbl] ADJpracticable, viable, factible

practicable

[ˈpræktɪkəbəl] adj [scheme] → réalisable
as soon as practicable → dès que possible
to be not reasonably practicable → n'être pas raisonnablement faisable

practicable

practicable

[ˈpræktɪkəbl] adj (scheme) → praticabile, attuabile

practicable

(ˈprӕktikəbl) adjective
able to be used or done. a practicable plan.
ˈpracticably adverb
ˈpracticableness noun
ˌpracticaˈbility noun