practicable

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  • Have them so strong, if practicable, that the enemy will leave them alone. Cited from The Plattsburg Manual, by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • Yet even he must leave out marriage, to make his scheme of life practicable. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October, 1865, by Various
  • I thought of a thousand plans but could find none that was practicable. Cited from The Child of Pleasure, by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • How much better off our manufacturing towns would be if such a system were practicable now! Cited from Quaint and Curious Advertisements, by Henry M. Brooks
  • France does not believe that that is practicable, human nature being what it is. Cited from Europe--Whither Bound?, by Stephen Graham
  • In attack, if fire of position is practicable, they are of great value. Cited from Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911, by War Department
  • It was one that was also entirely practicable on almost any day for the last year. Cited from Daring and Suffering, by William Pittenger
  • If little time is available, as much as practicable must be done. Cited from Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911, by War Department
  • In this way we got her down as far as was practicable by that method. Cited from A Canyon Voyage, by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • The cost of providing all these means of protection is too great to make them practicable. Cited from American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890,by Various
  • What are the forms of association that are practicable on such a large scale? Cited from Society, by Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • Attempts were made to find a practicable stock route to the west with no success.
  • In France, this is more practicable than it would be in any other country. Cited from Travels through the South of France in 1807 & 1808, by Lt-Col. Pinkney
  • However, this mode of light-production has not proved practicable in its present state of development. Cited from Artificial Light, by M. Luckiesh
  • The number of inhabitants appeared to him the only just & practicable rule. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918, by Various
  • They believed he would make a search for the rest of their party just as soon as it was practicable. Cited from Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns, by Halsey Davidson
  • Currently this traffic control method is only practicable in visual flight rules conditions.
  • Besides, such a measure, if it were practicable, would fall short of simple justice. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • I answered that would at any rate have made his resolution a practicable one. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • If they are not released after being charged, they should be brought before a court as soon as practicable.
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