biddability


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biddability

(ˌbɪdəˈbɪlətɪ)
n
the condition or quality of being biddable
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The pup was a nice one, selected from good breeding and showing strong potential and biddability from the start.
In addition to these differences between the boys--one innately criminal and unteachable, the other naturally endowed with a moral sense and able to benefit from the "Advantages of a sober and well govern'd Education"--there is another element crucial to Defoe's representation of the young thief as a likeable lad, and that is his biddability. Colonel Jack is a child who might pick pockets and rob pedestrians but his "natural Temper is docible," and he is, as he calls himself, an "unhappy tractable Dog" (1,6).
If the pup comes to me and actively seeks and maintains contact, this is indicative of a pup that should receive high marks in biddability and trainability.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES: The City of Virginia Beach is soliciting statements of interest and qualifications from interested firms to provide Construction Administration, and Inspection Services including, but not limited to; construction administration; project management; construction management; construction inspection; quality control and quality assurance; material sampling, testing and certifications; surveying; utility designation and location; constructability reviews; biddability reviews; value engineering; construction schedule and critical path method (CPM) reviews; delay claims analysis; cost estimating; construction document review; payment review and processing (to include all applicable documentation).
Initially committed to presenting a vision of the social, both pre- and post-election he has lapsed into the sort of pathetic biddability that characterised both the Beazley and Crean leaderships.