especially BrE livable especially AmE [ˈlıvəbəl] adj
1.) a situation that is liveable is satisfactory but not good
Having the children had made his life more liveable.
a) also liveable in BrE
good enough to live in
We need to do more to make the neighborhood more livable.
b) nice to live in
It's one of the most liveable cities in the US.
3.) a livable wage/salary
AmE a salary that is enough for you to buy the things you need, such as food, a house etc

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • liveable — a. Same as {livable}; as, liveable conditions. Opposite of {unlivable}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liveable — (US also livable) ► ADJECTIVE 1) worth living. 2) fit to live in. 3) (liveable with) informal easy to live with. DERIVATIVES liveability noun …   English terms dictionary

  • liveable — is the preferred form, not livable …   Modern English usage

  • liveable — [liv′ə bəl] adj. LIVABLE …   English World dictionary

  • liveable — (US also livable) adjective worth living. ↘fit to live in. ↘(liveable with) informal easy to live with. Derivatives liveability noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • liveable with — informal easy to live with. → liveable …   English new terms dictionary

  • liveable — adjective see livable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liveable — /liv euh beuhl/, adj. livable. * * * …   Universalium

  • liveable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective See livable …   English dictionary for students

  • liveable — live|a|ble [ lıvəbl ] another spelling of livable …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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