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attainable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attainable  \At*tain"a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  Capable  of  being  attained  or  reached  by  efforts  of  the 
  mind  or  body;  capable  of  being  compassed  or  accomplished 
  by  efforts  directed  to  the  object. 
 
  The  highest  pitch  of  perfection  attainable  in  this 
  life.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Obtainable.  [Obs.] 
 
  General  Howe  would  not  permit  the  purchase  of  those 
  articles  [clothes  and  blankets]  in  Philadelphia,  and 
  they  were  not  attainable  in  the  country.  --Marshall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  attainable 
  adj  :  capable  of  being  attained  or  accomplished;  "choose  an 
  attainable  goal";  "art  is  not  something  that  is 
  come-at-able  by  dint  of  study"  [syn:  {come-at-able},  {gettable}, 
  {getable}] 




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