feasible fea‧si‧ble [ˈfiːzbl] adjective
a plan, idea, or method that is feasible is possible and likely to work:

• That may be the only feasible way of solving the problem.

feasible to do something

• Powerful computers have made it feasible to search through millions of records at great speed.

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feasible UK US /ˈfiːzəbl/ adjective
possible to do and likely to be successful: »

With the extra resources the plan now seems feasible.


It's just not feasible for such a small firm to compete with the big boys.

feasibly /ˈfiːzəbli/ adverb
feasibility noun [U]

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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