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practicable

adj. when something can be done or performed.

practicable

adjective achievable, attainable, capaale of being done, doable, effectible, feasible, not too diffiiult, obtainable, operable, performable, possible, practical, realizable, reasonable, within reach, within the bounds of possibility, workable
Associated concepts: as soon as practicable
See also: appropriate, beneficial, effective, efficient, functional, justifiable, potential, practical, probable, suitable, viable
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As discussed, the proposal instructs examiners to discount hidden or secret prior art in assessing obviousness during prosecution, as such art is not practicably available to the PHOSITA.
GCCL did not have to take precautions against a freak accident in operating the crane but it was required to take precautions that were reasonable and practicably possible in the circumstances of the case.
Until the OBR announcement our plan was to move away as quickly as was practicably possible because we couldn't consider entrusting the future of our business to a supplier who had shown they had no interest in working with us.
116 (d) (1) no more than minimal risk; (2) will not adversely affect the rights and welfare of the subjects; (3) could not practicably be carried out without the waiver; and (4) whenever appropriate, the subjects will be provided with additional pertinent information.
Others rationalized this resort to prospectivity as a 'technique' that provided an 'impetus for the implementation of long overdue reforms, which otherwise could not be practicably effected.
We are continuing our close discussion with the existing tenant of the building to confirm the exact timings of the works programme, but our intention is to start as soon as is practicably possible.
Each driver has a personal timetable which s/he is expected to keep to as far as is practicably possible.
Mr Osborne said implementation of the reforms would take place in stages, but legislation relating to the ring-fencing strategy would be completed by May, 2015, and banks would be expected to comply "as soon as practicably possible".
If you have an illness, and it is certified by your doctor, then you are obliged to give your employer as much notice as is practicably possible that you are unable to attend work.
The letter, which stated that the inquiry's terms of reference should be agreed with the judge "as soon as practicably possible", came as the latest person held by police in the growing controversy was released on bail.
Terms of reference for the inquiry should then be agreed with the judge, on the basis of cross-party discussions, "as soon as practicably possible", he added.
Another step would be to have people involved in the layout and construction of their community, again with varying degrees as are practicably allowed.