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inviable

[in-vahy-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈvaɪ ə bəl/
adjective, Biology
1.
(of an organism) incapable of sustaining its own life.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; in-3 + viable
Related forms
inviability, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inviability

inviable

/ɪnˈvaɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
not viable, esp financially; not able to survive: an inviable company
Derived Forms
inviability, inviableness, noun
inviably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inviability

inviable

adj.

1918, from in- (1) "not" + viable. Related: Inviability.

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inviability in Medicine

inviable in·vi·a·ble (ĭn-vī'ə-bəl)
adj.
Unable to survive or develop normally.

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