Definition of cultivable in English:

cultivable

adjective

  • See cultivate

    • ‘The little cultivable lands we have remaining are under threat because as far as the greedy are concerned, housing developments and commerce are more profitable, hence important, than producing food.’
    • ‘The worst-hit had been the maize crop, which registered a loss in 18,220 hectares of land, against the total cultivable land of 22,499 hectares in the district.’
    • ‘The French then held it for a century but after Napoleon's defeat it became a British colony and it was the British who introduced the sugar cane which still covers 90 per cent of the cultivable land.’
    • ‘To make this land cultivable, the productive approach is through watershed development.’
    • ‘The inter-annual variation in rainfall and its monthly fluctuation during the season pose uncertainty concerning the success of winter crops, so that only half of the cultivable area is cultivated annually.’

Pronunciation

cultivable

/ˈkʌltɪvəb(ə)l/