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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Tenable'

Tenable Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    tenable adj : based on sound reasoning or evidence; "a reasonable argument"; "well-founded suspicions" [syn: well-founded]
Tenable Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tenable \Ten"a*ble\, a. [F. tenable, fr. tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Thin, and cf. Continue, Continent, Entertain, Maintain, Tenant, Tent.] Capable of being held, naintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or againts attempts to take or process; as, a tenable fortress, a tenable argument. If you have hitherto concealed his sight, Let it be tenable in your silence still. --Shak. I would be the last man in the world to give up his cause when it was tenable. --Sir W. Scott.
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* I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable-and so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men-brave men-will make it so. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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  • Government to consider formally recognising Travellers as ethnic group
    Oireachtas committee says it is no longer tenable to deny ethnicity Read more on this news related to 'Tenable'
  • 'Cobrapost' sting on Babri issue has no evidentiary value: CBI
    The sting operation carried out by 'Cobrapost' giving details of alleged conspiracy by right-wing organisations to bring down Babri Masjid in 1992 has no evidentiary value for CBI as it has already completed the investigation.    Highly placed sources of the agency said investigation in the cases has been completed after collecting all the legally tenab Read more on this news related to 'Tenable'
  • Nash censured over website scandal
    Labor says Fiona Nash's position is no longer tenable and she must resign.         Read more on this news related to 'Tenable'

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