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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɜːrkəbəl; ʌnˈwɜːkəbəl/

Translation of unworkable in Spanish:


  • [solution/plan] impracticable, no viable; [mine] inexplotable
    Example sentences
    • Workers previously rejected the firm's plans to reduce staffing levels on a voluntary basis as impractical and unworkable.
    • This current system is unworkable, impractical and damaging to the physical and economic health of our once lovely Auld Grey Town.
    • He said their proposals were too widely drawn, impractical and unworkable.

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