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survivable

[ser-vahy-vuh-buh l] /sərˈvaɪ və bəl/
adjective
1.
able to be survived:
Would an atomic war be survivable?
2.
capable of withstanding attack or countermeasures:
a bomber survivable against fighter planes.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; survive + -able
Related forms
survivability, noun
nonsurvivable, adjective
unsurvivable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for survivability

survivable

adj.

"capable of being survived," 1961, from survive + -able.

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