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control +‎ -able

AdjectiveEdit

controllable (comparative more controllable, superlative most controllable)

  1. Able to be controlled; subject to regulation or command.
    • 1961, American Farm Economic Association, Journal of Farm Economics
      For instance, such nonweather factors as insects, disease, errors of management, accidents, and other factors may not be considered controllable []

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controllable (plural controllables)

  1. (business) Any factor that can be controlled.
    • 1976, Edward W. Cundiff, ‎Richard Ralph Still, ‎Norman A. P. Govoni, Fundamentals of Modern Marketing (page 131)
      The widest variety of marketing research studies focus on the influences of controllables—products, distribution, promotion, and price.

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