viable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Medieval Latin *vītābilis (capable of life), from Latin vīta (life); see vital.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪəbəl/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪəbəl
  • Hyphenation: vi‧a‧ble

Adjective[edit]

viable (comparative more viable, superlative most viable)

  1. Able to live on its own (as for a newborn).
  2. Able to be done, possible.
    a viable option
  3. (biology) Able to live and develop.

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Noun[edit]

viable (plural viables)

  1. (biology) An organism that is able to live and develop.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viable (plural viables)

  1. viable, feasible

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbjable/, [ˈbja.β̞le]

Adjective[edit]

viable (plural viables)

  1. viable

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