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

 ten·a·ble /ˈtɛnəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·a·ble a.  Capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or against attempts to take or process; as, a tenable fortress, a tenable argument.
 If you have hitherto concealed his sight,
 Let it be tenable in your silence still.   --Shak.
    I would be the last man in the world to give up his cause when it was tenable.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : based on sound reasoning or evidence; "a reasonable
            argument"; "well-founded suspicions" [syn: well-founded]