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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prac·ti·ca·ble /ˈpræktɪkəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prac·ti·ca·ble a.
 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with available means or resources; feasible; as, a practicable method; a practicable aim; a practicable good.
 2. Capable of being used; passable; as, a practicable weapon; a practicable road.
 Practicable breach Mil., a breach which admits of approach and entrance by an assailing party.
 Syn: -- Possible; feasible. -- Practicable, Possible. A thing may be possible, i. e., not forbidden by any law of nature, and yet may not now be practicable for want of the means requisite to its performance.
 -- Prac*ti*ca*ble*ness, n. -- Prac*ti*ca*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a
             practicable solution" [syn: operable]
      2: capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances
         as they are [syn: feasible, executable, viable, workable]