Definition of unviable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈvʌɪəb(ə)l/


Not capable of working successfully; not feasible: the commission found the plan to be financially unviable
More example sentences
  • Arriva Trains Wales has denied that it is planning to end rail services at Carmarthen, but the association believes that poor quality connections could make the service unviable.
  • He said: ‘It wasn't a popular route 95 per cent of the time and had become financially unviable for us.’
  • It's virtually nothing but a support scheme for unviable French farmers whose ventures exist for historical and cultural, not economic, reasons.



Pronunciation: /ʌnvʌɪəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • By 1995, the fleet's unviability was unmistakable.
  • Our bona fide demand for a special railway zone was rejected citing financial unviability.
  • The appellant states that the unviability of these proposals demonstrates the lack of need for such facilities in this area, and that there is now no requirement for a community use on the land which has been vacant for several years.

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