feasible


feasible
01. I don't really think it is [feasible] to go to school full-time, play on a hockey team, and work at a part-time job, all at the same time.
02. The local government has commissioned a [feasibility] study to determine if it is worth trying to renovate some of the historic buildings downtown.
03. It is simply not [feasible] to begin peace talks until the current hostilities are brought to a halt.
04. With financial help from his parents, it suddenly became [feasible] for Nigel to consider buying a house.
05. A merger of the right-wing political parties now seems to be the only [feasible] way of defeating the Liberal Party in this country.
06. Because of the poor quality of the soil, agriculture simply isn't [feasible] in many parts of the country.
07. Commercial fishing is no longer [feasible] in certain regions now because fish stocks have been severely depleted.
08. The development of the MP3 technical format has made it [feasible] to download music files from the Internet.
09. It may not be [feasible] to ban all cigarette advertising in the sporting world because so many tournaments and competitions rely on that source of revenue.
10. It is not [feasible] to reduce prices when our costs are increasing.
11. The government is currently assessing the [feasibility] of turning over certain services to the public sector.
12. Until the costs associated with solar energy come down, it will not be [feasible] to use it as a major source of electricity.
13. Raising horses is only [feasible] in areas where there is plenty of room for the animals to run around.
14. Growing vegetables is simply not [feasible] in the far north unless you have a greenhouse.
15. Walt Disney once said, "I could never convince the financiers that Disneyland was [feasible] because dreams offer too little collateral."
16. In 1969, the American navy spent $375,000 to test the [feasibility] of using a frisbee as a weapon of war.

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