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vi·a·ble

 (vī′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of success or continuing effectiveness; practicable: a viable plan; a viable national economy. See Synonyms at possible.
2.
a. Capable of living, developing, or germinating under favorable conditions: viable spores.
b. Capable of living outside the uterus. Used of a fetus or newborn.

[French, from vie, life, from Old French, from Latin vīta; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

vi′a·bil′i·ty n.
vi′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viability - (of living things) capable of normal growth and development
animate thing, living thing - a living (or once living) entity
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
2.viability - capable of being done in a practical and useful way
practicality - concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities
Translations

viability

[ˌvaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nviabilidad f

viability

[ˌvaɪəˈbɪləti] nviabilité f

viability

n
(of life forms)Lebensfähigkeit f
(of plan, project)Durchführbarkeit f, → Realisierbarkeit f; (of firm)Rentabilität f; the viability of the ECdie Lebens- or Existenzfähigkeit der EG

viability

[ˌvaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nattuabilità

vi·a·bil·i·ty

n. cualidad de ser viable.
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