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practicable

adjective uk   us   /ˈpræk.tɪ.kə.bl̩/ formal
able to be done or put into action: The troops will be brought home as soon as practicable. It is not practicable to complete the tunnel before the end of the year.
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practicability
noun [U] uk   /ˌpræk.tɪ.kəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Many people have expressed serious doubts about the practicability of the proposed schedule for next year.
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