Definition of realizable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈriːəlʌɪzəbl/
(also realisable)


1Able to be achieved or made to happen: the need to define realizable targets
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  • It would seem reasonable to assume that terrorists intent on attacking the UK during the summit would find London a more inviting and realisable target than the massively fortified location of the summit itself.
  • Surely a more rational, equitable and plain simpler system is imaginable and politically realisable?
  • Yet none of these protections are realizable within the ‘total institution’ or prison.
2In or able to be converted into cash: 10 per cent of realizable assets
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  • And with biotech and pharmaceutical stocks plummeting, the true realisable values of the assets must have become a subject of sharp focus for the banks.
  • These companies have either accumulated a current year's profits that are represented by cash or other readily realisable assets.
  • If it becomes probable that the asset will not be acquired or constructed, capitalized costs in excess of the net realizable value of the entity's interest in the asset are charged to expense.



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  • The second component of the criterion - realizability - is based on the extensive experience, beginning in 1926, of the operation of military classes and military-science departments at civilian higher schools.
  • Liberal toleration, founded either on agnosticism about higher goods or on pessimism concerning their realizability, seems to be contemporary humanism's highest ideal.
  • Pragmatic social science is concerned not merely with elaborating an ideal in convincing normative arguments, but also with its realizability and its feasibility.

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