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 for Practicable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Practicable \Prac"ti*ca*ble\, a. [LL. practicare to act,
     transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable,
     pratiquer to practice. See Practical.]
     1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done
        or accomplished with available means or resources;
        feasible; as, a practicable method; a practicable aim; a
        practicable good.
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     2. Capable of being used; passable; as, a practicable weapon;
        a practicable road.
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     Practicable breach (Mil.), a breach which admits of
        approach and entrance by an assailing party.
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     Syn: Possible; feasible. -- Practicable, Possible. A
          thing may be possible, i. e., not forbidden by any law
          of nature, and yet may not now be practicable for want
          of the means requisite to its performance.
          [1913 Webster] -- Prac"ti*ca*ble*ness, n. --
          Prac"ti*ca*bly, adv.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  practicable
      adj 1: usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a
             practicable solution" [syn: operable, practicable]
      2: capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as
         they are [syn: feasible, executable, practicable,
         viable, workable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "practicable":
     accessible, accomplishable, achievable, actable, attainable,
     banausic, compassable, doable, effective, effectual, efficient,
     employable, feasible, functional, handy, manageable, maneuverable,
     manipulatable, negotiable, operable, operatable, operative,
     overcomable, performable, possible, practical, pragmatic,
     realizable, serviceable, superable, surmountable, usable, useful,
     viable, workable
  
  

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