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Variant of livable.
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or live•a•ble

(ˈlɪv ə bəl)

1. suitable for living in; habitable; comfortable: to make a house livable.
2. worth living; endurable: something to make life more livable.
3. able to be lived with; companionable (often used in combination with with): charming but not altogether livable-with.
liv′a•ble•ness, liv`a•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.liveable - fit or suitable to live in or with; "livable conditions"
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