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un·work·a·ble

 (ŭn-wûr′kə-bəl)
adj.
Not workable, especially not capable of being put into practice successfully; not practicable: an unworkable scheme.

un·work′a·bil′i·ty, un·work′a·ble·ness n.
un·work′a·bly adv.
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unworkable

(ʌnˈwɜːkəbəl)
adj
not practicable or feasible
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unworkable - not capable of being carried out or put into practiceunworkable - 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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unworkable

adjective impracticable, unfeasible, unachievable, impossible, out of the question, unattainable Washington is unhappy with the peace plan, which it views as unworkable.
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unworkable

adjective
1. Not capable of happening or being done:
2. Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage:
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Translations

unworkable

[ˈʌnˈwɜːkəbl] ADJ
1. [plan, suggestion] → impracticable, no viable
2. [mine] → inexplotable
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unworkable

[ˌʌnˈwɜːrkəbəl] adj [plan, proposal, system, law] → impraticable
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unworkable

adj scheme, ideaundurchführbar; lawnicht durchsetzbar; landnicht nutzbar; (Min) minenicht abbaubar
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unworkable

[ʌnˈwɜːkəbl] adj (plan) → inattuabile
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For the most part, the responses from media corporations are either defensive or point to the unworkableness of the proposed solutions.