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English definition of “supportable”


adjective (ABLE TO CONTINUE)    /səˈpɔː.tə.bl̩/ US  /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ə-/ formal
If something bad is supportable, you are able to accept it or continue despite it: He looked for something to make his wait more supportable. used to describe an activity that can continue without problems : Their economy has shrunk by a barely supportable 15–20 percent .Proving and disproving
(Definition of supportable adjective (ABLE TO CONTINUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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