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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.

viable

(ˈvaɪəbəl)
adj
1. capable of becoming actual, useful, etc; practicable: a viable proposition.
2. (Biology) (of seeds, eggs, etc) capable of normal growth and development
3. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) (of a fetus) having reached a stage of development at which further development can occur independently of the mother
[C19: from French, from vie life, from Latin vīta]
ˌviaˈbility n
ˈviably adv

vi•a•ble

(ˈvaɪ ə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of living.
2. (of a fetus) sufficiently developed to be capable of living, under normal conditions, outside the uterus.
3. having the ability to grow or develop: a viable country; a viable seedling.
4. practicable; workable: a viable alternative.
5. capable of winning elections: a viable political party.
[1820–30; < French, =vie life (< Latin vīta) + -able -able]
vi`a•bil′i•ty, n.
vi′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.viable - capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they areviable - 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"
2.viable - capable of life or normal growth and development; "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus"
alive, live - possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"

viable

viable

adjective
Capable of occurring or being done:
Idiom: within reach.
Translations

viable

[ˈvaɪəbl] ADJviable

viable

[ˈvaɪəbəl] adj
(= feasible) [alternative, option, proposition, solution, investment, business] → viable
viable alternatives to sth → des alternatives viables à qch
(BIOLOGY) [foetus, egg] → viable

viable

adj
plant, foetuslebensfähig
companyrentabel; economylebensfähig; suggestion, propositionbrauchbar; plan, projectmachbar; alternative, solutiongangbar; optionrealisierbar; in order to secure a viable future for the car industryum der Autoindustrie eine Überlebenschance zu geben; the company is not economically viabledie Firma ist unrentabel; is this newly created state viable?ist dieser neu entstandene Staat lebens- or existenzfähig?; a viable form of governmenteine funktionsfähige Regierungsform

viable

[ˈvaɪəbl] adj (proposal) → attuabile, fattibile; (foetus) → in grado di sopravvivere

vi·a·ble

a. viable, capaz de sobrevivir, término que se usa gen. en referencia al feto o al recién nacido.

viable

adj viable
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