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[dih-liv-er-uh-buh l] /dɪˈlɪv ər ə bəl/
capable of delivery.
something that can be done, especially something that is a realistic expectation:
The corporation says that making a profit this year is a deliverable.
something, as merchandise, that is or can be delivered, especially to fulfill a contract:
All deliverables are to be shipped within 30 days.
1745-55; deliver + -able
Related forms
deliverability, noun
undeliverable, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for deliverables
  • Each of the grants has built-in deliverables and metrics, and we'll be working with them to make sure they meet those goals.
  • Dollars do not automatically equate to security deliverables.
  • How can you actually get more security deliverables even if you are going to have less fiscal resources.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team and executes on deliverables.
  • If you expect a written report or other deliverables, specify them, as well as a timetable.
  • Time for academic research with little or no useful deliverables.
  • Examples of major project deliverables are listed on this page.
  • The following table provides a complete listing of the required deliverables by task.
Contemporary definitions for deliverables

something that is to be delivered according to agreement; by extension, a task that one is responsible for delivering's 21st Century Lexicon
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Word Origin and History for deliverables



1755, from deliver + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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