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tenable

US [ˈtenəb(ə)l]
UK ['tenəb(ə)l]
  • adj.说得过去的;站得住脚的;可保有
  • Web可防守的;守得住的;有条理的
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adj.
1.
说得过去的;站得住脚的easy to defend against attack or criticism
a tenable position
说得过去的观点
The old idea that this work was not suitable for women was no longer tenable.
认为这种工作不适合妇女的旧想法再也站不住脚了。
2.
[nbn]
可保有,可保持,可担任(一段时间)that can be held for a particular period of time
The lectureship is tenable for a period of three years.
讲师这一职务任期三年。

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