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practicable
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

or more rarely:

usable for a specific purpose
  • The Bureau invited continued cooperation with benevolent societies, and declared: "It will be the object of all commissioners to introduce practicable systems of compensated labor," and to establish schools.
    Chapter 2 (37% in)
  • This the missionaries of '68 soon saw; and if effective industrial and trade schools were impracticable before the establishment of a common-school system, just as certainly no adequate common schools could be founded until there were teachers to teach them.
    Chapter 6 (39% in)
  • In all cases the aim was identical,—to maintain the standards of the lower training by giving teachers and leaders the best practicable training; and above all, to furnish the black world with adequate standards of human culture and lofty ideals of life.
    Chapter 6 (44% in)

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