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Related to tractability: accustomed, invigorating, reminiscent


1. Easily managed or controlled; governable.
2. Easily handled or worked; malleable.

[Latin tractābilis, from tractāre, to manage, frequentative of trahere, to draw.]

trac′ta·bil′i·ty, trac′ta·ble·ness n.
trac′ta·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tractability - the trait of being easily persuadedtractability - the trait of being easily persuaded
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
manageability, manageableness - capable of being managed or controlled
docility - the trait of being agreeably submissive and manageable
domestication, tameness - the attribute of having been domesticated
amenability, amenableness, cooperativeness - the trait of being cooperative
obedience - the trait of being willing to obey
intractability, intractableness - the trait of being hard to influence or control


The quality or state of willingly carrying out the wishes of others:


n (lit: of metal) → Formbarkeit f, → Bearbeitbarkeit f; (fig) (of child, animal, disposition)Fügsamkeit f, → Lenkbarkeit f; (of problem)(leichte) Lösbarkeit
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She went--as docile as a well-trained child; she was a curious mixture of tractability and firmness: I sat thinking about her, and wondering what her plan could be, when she re-entered.
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Those classic traits varied depending on whom you talked to, but usually included marking ability, intelligence, tractability, retrieving instinct and physical conformation.
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Recent research works exploit tools from stochastic geometry to analytically evaluate performance of both homogeneous networks [16-19] and Hetnets [20-22] where the locations of the macro base stations (MeNBs) and femto base stations (known as HeNBs in LTE-A) are assumed to be distributed according to a point process, usually the homogeneous Poisson point process (PPP) for its tractability.
However, to maintain analytical tractability, they assume constant demand and iid exponential and uniform lead times.
Risk neutrality is a standard economic assumption for tractability.
We acknowledge that organizational structure and the resulting institutional quality may influence the behavior of managers and employees, however, we hold this constant to improve the tractability of the model.