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Capable of being defended, protected, or justified: defensible arguments.

de·fen′si·bil′i·ty, de·fen′si·ble·ness n.
de·fen′si·bly adv.
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Noun1.defensibility - capability of being defended; "they built their castles with an eye to their defensibility"; "client complaints create a felt need for the defensibility of individual actions"
capability, capableness - the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
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District Court Judge Andrew Carter clearly noted that they were primarily concerned with the overall results and defensibility of a particular protocol, rather than the "black box" behind the technology.
Methods apply to government-authorized programs in the US and other countries (but are also applicable to the private sector) and focus on causal evaluation and improving the defensibility or validity of causal claims about program impact.
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Jens Schmidt, a Eugene attorney who represented the city in the case, said the city sought to settle the lawsuit after "assessing the defensibility of the claim and the risk of going forward" with a trial.
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Jaggs said all companies should establish formal social media policies to meet their organizations' needs, even if it's just to establish defensibility in the event of a liability claim.
However, in my experience, the key to staying afloat in turbulent times is to ensure that you build as much defensibility in to your business as possible.
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This chain of evidence forms the basis for content validity and legal defensibility of the examination.
Therefore, the scientific defensibility of hair testing in a post-accident situation would be quite low, whereas for oral fluid it would be very high.
The major disadvantages are the time necessary for subculturings (two or more weeks) and an inherent subjectivity that diminishes legal defensibility.
The extent of these modifications will likely determine the defensibility of the taxpayer's position to exclude a vehicle from the luxury automobile limits.