manageable

[[t]mæ̱nɪʤəb(ə)l[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
Something that is manageable is of a size, quantity, or level of difficulty that people are able to deal with.

He will now try to cut down the task to a manageable size...

The present flow of refugees was manageable...

Keep your spending on luxuries down to manageable proportions.


English dictionary. 2008.

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