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adjective viable pronunciation in American English /ˈvaɪəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    able to be done, or worth doing

    The present system is simply no longer viable.

    commercially/economically/financially viable (=capable of producing a profit):

    Hospitals plan to stop services that are not financially viable.

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 viable pronunciation in American English /ˌvaɪəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]

We’re concerned about the viability of your business plan.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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