noun see viable

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  • viability — UK US /ˌvaɪəˈbɪləti/ noun [U] ► the degree of chance that something will succeed: the viability of sth »Her role was to assess the viability of investment options overseas. commercial/economic/financial viability »This year will serve as an… …   Financial and business terms

  • Viability — Vi a*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being viable. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) (Law) The capacity of living after birth. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] (b) The capacity of living, or being distributed, over wide geographical limits; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viability — viability. См. жизнеспособность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • viability — index feasibility, possibility Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Viability — Viable or viability is the ability of a thing (a living organism, an artificial system, an idea, etc.) to maintain itself or recover its potentialities. Viable or viability may also refer to: Viability (fetal), the ability of a fetus to survive… …   Wikipedia

  • viability — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ continued, future, long term ▪ She is very negative about the long term viability of the project. ▪ commercial, economic, financial, political …   Collocations dictionary

  • viability — noun /ˌvaɪəˈbɪlɪti/ the property of being viable; the ability to live or to succeed Ordinarily these altered organs are sterile, but in some instances a very small quantity of seed is produced, and when testing their viability I succeeded in… …   Wiktionary

  • viability — Capability of living. A term used to denote the power a new born child possesses of continuing its independent existence. That stage of fetal development when the life of the unborn child may be continued indefinitely outside the womb by natural… …   Black's law dictionary

  • viability — viable ► ADJECTIVE 1) capable of working successfully; feasible. 2) Biology (of a plant, animal, or cell) capable of surviving or living successfully. DERIVATIVES viability noun viably adverb. ORIGIN French, from vie life …   English terms dictionary

  • viability — See viable. * * * …   Universalium

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