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im·prac·ti·ca·ble

 (ĭm-prăk′tĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to do or carry out: Refloating the sunken ship intact proved impracticable because of its fragility.
2. Unfit for passage: roads impracticable in winter.
3. Archaic Unmanageable; intractable.

im·prac′ti·ca·bil′i·ty, im·prac′ti·ca·ble·ness n.
im·prac′ti·ca·bly adv.
Usage Note: The adjective impracticable applies to a course of action that is impossible to carry out or put into practice; impractical, though it can be used in this way, also can be weaker in sense, suggesting that the course of action would yield an insufficient return or would have little practical value. A plan for a new stadium may be rejected as impracticable if the site is too marshy to permit safe construction, but if the objection is that the site is too remote for patrons to attend games easily, the plan is better described as impractical. See Usage Note at practicable.
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impracticable

(ɪmˈpræktɪkəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being put into practice or accomplished; not feasible
2. unsuitable for a desired use; unfit
3. an archaic word for intractable
imˌpracticaˈbility, imˈpracticableness n
imˈpracticably adv
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im•prac•ti•ca•ble

(ɪmˈpræk tɪ kə bəl)

adj.
1. not practicable; incapable of being put into practice or use with the available means.
2. impassable: impracticable terrain.
[1645–55]
im•prac`ti•ca•bil′i•ty, im•prac′ti•ca•ble•ness, n.
im•prac′ti•ca•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impracticable - not capable of being carried out or put into practiceimpracticable - not capable of being carried out or put into practice; "refloating the sunken ship proved impracticable because of its fragility"; "a suggested reform that was unfeasible in the prevailing circumstances"
impossible - not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"
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impracticable

adjective unfeasible, impossible, out of the question, unworkable, unattainable, unachievable Such measures would be highly impracticable.
unfeasible possible, feasible, practicable
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impracticable

adjective
1. Not capable of happening or being done:
2. Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage:
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Translations
غَير قابِل للتَّنْفيذ
neuskutečnitelný
uladsiggørligumulig
kivihetetlen
óframkvæmanlegur, óraunhæfur
neįvykdomasneįvykdomas dalykas
neizpildāmsnerealizējams
neuskutočniteľný
uygulanamazyapılamaz

impracticable

[ɪmˈpræktɪkəbl] ADJ (= unrealizable) → impracticable, no factible
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impracticable

[ɪmˈpræktɪkəbəl] adjimpraticable
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impracticable

adjimpraktikabel; plan alsoin der Praxis nicht anwendbar, praktisch unmöglich; design, sizeunbrauchbar; roadschwer befahrbar
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impracticable

[ɪmˈpræktɪkəbl] adjinattuabile
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impracticable

(imˈprӕktikəbl) adjective
not able to be put into practice, used, done etc. a completely impracticable idea.
imˌpracticaˈbility noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
ROUNDS, JR., LORING; A TRUSTEE'S HANDBOOK 568 (Aspen Publishers 2003) (personal property legal life estates create impracticabilities); Jane B.
(87.) ROUNDS, supra note 86, at 568 (personal property legal life estates create impracticabilities).
CINCFE provided an estimate of the effects of surprise on the operational level to the Joint Chiefs of Staff: "The very arguments you have made as to the impracticabilities involved will tend to ensure for me the element of surprise.