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manageable

[man-i-juh-buh l] /ˈmæn ɪ dʒə bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be managed; governable; tractable; contrivable.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; manage + -able
Related forms
manageability, manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
unmanageable, adjective
unmanageability, unmanageableness, noun
unmanageably, adverb
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  • Happily both are manageable, the one by rabbinical, the other by the civil law.
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British Dictionary definitions for manageable

manageable

/ˈmænɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be managed or controlled
Derived Forms
manageability, (rare) manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for manageable
adj.

1590s, from manage + -able. Related: Manageably.

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