Definition of practicability in English:


Line breaks: prac¦tic|abil¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˌpraktɪkəˈbɪlɪti


[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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