1Able to be done or put into practice successfully: the measures will be put into effect as soon as is reasonably practicable
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- Computer networking and modern phone systems make this possible, if not practicable: hoteling was a disaster.
- So I must deploy all possible, practicable means to be covert.
- Most encouragingly, everyone believes that improvement is possible and practicable.
mid 17th century: from French praticable, from pratiquer 'put into practice'.
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- ‘I have no doubt that police officers face some hazards that cannot practicably be avoided,’ she said.
- The people who this situation has affected will be notified as to any rescheduling of cases as soon as is practicably possible.
- But I do allude to the fact that there are differences, significant differences, where some of the recommendations may not actually be practicably implemented due to the demographics of county forces.