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administrable

[ad-min-uh-struh-buh l] /ædˈmɪn ə strə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being administered:
a bureaucracy so vast that it's no longer administrable.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; administr(ate) + -able
Related forms
nonadministrable, adjective
unadministrable, adjective
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  • The test was convenient for drivers, protected personal privacy, and proved to be easily administrable.
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  • Plaintiffs argued that a clear administrable definition of dusted shrimp is not achievable.
  • These standards are intended to provide objective and administrable guidelines for determining employment tax liability.

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