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livable (adj.)

also liveable, "suitable for living in," 1814 ("Mansfield Park"), from live (v.) + -able. Attested earlier in a now-obsolete sense "likely to survive" (1610s).

updated on August 05, 2016

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Definitions of livable from WordNet

livable (adj.)
fit or suitable to live in or with;
livable conditions
Synonyms: liveable
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