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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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was founded to improve the overall defensibility of critical infrastructure networks and connected systems.
Weaker revenue defensibility based on a narrow service line and high governmental payor exposure is offset by a leading market share for its services and moderate operating cost flexibility.
The first involves proper research, about the market and how the idea will be received; and the second is about defensibility and how well the idea will hold up against judgement and criticisms.
Well-documented medical records can be a physician/defendant's best defense, but illegible, inaccurate, or incomplete records can weaken or even destroy the chances of defensibility.
These features have aroused the aesthetic sensibilities of visitors for centuries, but they also speak of a requisite need for domination, defensibility, and self-sufficiency during times of attack or siege.
Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and FC KP are constructing new Forts/Border Posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.
Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (FC KP) are constructing new Forts / Border Posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.
In an initial survey of breath alcohol program personnel, concerns regarding the reliability or defensibility of data acquired using mobile breath alcohol instruments were cited as the primary barrier to implementation.
Further, the accuracy and defensibility of future steps in the process, including the application of predictive coding later in the review cycle, can be tested against this original sample.
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Designed to quickly and painlessly migrate on-premises email archives to the cloud, this legally compliant software platform delivers predictable and controlled data migration with full compliance and legal defensibility.
Defensibility, traceability and risk-based decision-making are now the norm at NNSA," said James McConnell, associate administrator for the office of safety, infrastructure and operations.