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English definition of “livable”

livable

adjective uk   /ˈlɪv.ə.bl̩/ us  

livable adjective (PLACE)

(UK liveable) (also livable in) If a building or place is livable, it is suitable or good for living in: It's not a luxurious apartment by any means but it's livable in. It was rated the most livable city in the States.

livable adjective (LIFE)

(also liveable) able to be lived: These are the basic requirements that make life livable.
(Definition of livable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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