Meaning of “tenable” in the English Dictionary

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"tenable" in Business English

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uk /ˈtenəbl/ us

reasonable, or possible to achieve or defend:

The Board has decided that his position as chairman is no longer tenable.
a tenable approach/solution/point of view

HR a job that is tenable for a particular period of time, or from a particular date, can be held for that period of time or from that date:

tenable from sth Applications are invited for the chair of Governors, tenable from 1 September 2011.

(Definition of “tenable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)