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A shallow place in a body of water, such as a river, where one can cross by walking or riding on an animal or in a vehicle.
tr.v. ford·ed, ford·ing, fords
To cross (a body of water) at a ford.

[Middle English, from Old English; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

ford′a·ble adj.
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Adj.1.fordable - shallow enough to be crossed by walking or riding on an animal or in a vehicle; "the stream was fordable"
shallow - lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field"
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[ˈfɔːdəbl] ADJvadeable
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[ˈfɔːdəbl] adjguadabile
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Though fordable in almost every part at the end of summer and during the autumn, yet it was necessary to construct a raft for the transportation of the wagons and effects.
The rains that are almost continually falling in this season make it impossible to go far from home, for the rivers overflow their banks, and therefore, in a place like this, where there are neither bridges nor boats, are, if they are not fordable, utterly impassable.
I stood in the rain, and shivered, and wondered what to do, till it occurred to me that perhaps the creek was fordable. Back I went to the narrowest point and waded in.
We observed they went away west, as we did, but had supposed we would have taken that side of the lake, whereas we very happily took the south side; and in two days more they disappeared again: for they, believing we were still before them, pushed on till they came to the Udda, a very great river when it passes farther north, but when we came to it we found it narrow and fordable.
There is appetite for greater bandwidth but the challenge he says is making it af- fordable. Internet penetration, at 20% by World Bank estimates, could easily become 60% but the problem is getting the price points right and that means building the infrastructure and helping mobile network opera- tors provide data at affordable prices.
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"A key constraint for low and middle income buyers comes down to a limited supply of financing," says the Housing Unavailable and Unaf- fordable report.
"The first group found the stream they had crossed the day before to be a little deeper and wider due to the overnight and continuing rain," said Capt Bridges "It was still fordable, so they crossed and proceeded down to the pick-up point where vehicles awaited to return them to Ballykinler.
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But it's telling that in the wake of Donald Trump's election Chait reworked the book's subtitle-from "How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Transformed America" to "How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail." The book was clearly not written to anticipate the election of an introspection-free, Barnum-like, profligate real estate heir committed to overturning many of Obama's central achievements, from the Af fordable Care Act to the regulation of greenhouse gases to the Iran nuclear accord.
Sustaining this growth momentum, however, must see an environment with a low level of interest rates, particularly short-term interest rates, that make homes more af fordable; an upturn in general economic activity and prosperity that would put more disposable income in consumers' pockets and would encourage home ownership; and an increase in the demographic segment of the population entering the housing market (OFW market).
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