noun see afford

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • affordability — UK US /əˌfɔːdəˈbɪləti/ noun [U] ► the state of being cheap enough for people to be able to buy: »Automobile affordability fell slightly in the second quarter of the year …   Financial and business terms

  • affordability — noun The extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay. First time home buyers are feeling the squeeze of higher interest rates with mortgage affordability at its worst… …   Wiktionary

  • affordability — afford ► VERB 1) (can/could afford) have sufficient money, time, or means for. 2) provide (an opportunity or facility). DERIVATIVES affordability noun affordable adjective. ORIGIN Old English, «promote, perform»; related to FORTH(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • affordability — See affordable. * * * …   Universalium

  • affordability — n. quality of being financially manageable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affordability — af·ford·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • affordability — See: affordable …   English dictionary

  • affordability — noun see affordable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Affordability Index — A measure of a population s ability to afford to purchase a particular item, such as a house, indexed to the population s income. An affordability index uses the value of 100 to represent the position of someone earning a population s median… …   Investment dictionary

  • affordability index — An index that measures the financial ability of consumers to purchase a home. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

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