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practicability

Line breaks: prac¦tic|abil¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˌpraktɪkəˈbɪlɪti
 
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Definition of practicability in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The quality of being practicable; viability: the practicability of his ideas has nothing to do with their truth
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  • Reasonable practicability can involve a constraint on what is capable of being done by reference either to practical considerations or to normative considerations.
  • In these cases, impairment is measured for the smallest group of assets (the income-generating unit) that produces a largely independent income stream, subject to constraints of practicability and materiality.
  • This problem will tax the ingenuity of the ablest designer desirous of producing a nice balance between traditional charm and reasoned practicability.

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