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"viability" in British English

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viabilitynoun [U]

uk   /ˌvaɪ.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
ability to ​work as ​intended or to ​succeed: Rising ​costs are ​threatening the viability of many ​businesses. specialized biology ability to ​continue to ​exist or ​develop as a ​living being: As the ​worldpopulation of Hawaiian ​geese has ​shrunk to very ​smallnumbers, the bird's ​continuing viability is in ​doubt.
(Definition of viability from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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viabilitynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌvaɪəˈbɪləti/
the degree of chance that something will ​succeed: the viability of sth Her role was to ​assess the viability of ​investmentoptionsoverseas.commercial/economic/financial viability This ​year will ​serve as an important ​test of ​commercial viability for the new electric ​vehicles. future/longterm viability The longterm viability of the coal-fired ​powerplants is at ​risk.
(Definition of viability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “viability”
in Arabic جَدوى…
in Korean 생존 능력…
in Portuguese viabilidade…
in Catalan viabilitat…
in Japanese (計画などの)実行の可能性…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可以实施的, 可望成功的, 能生长发育的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可以實施的, 可望成功的, 能生長發育的…
in Italian possibilità di attuazione…
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