Definition of deliverable in English:



  • Able to be delivered.

    ‘goods in a deliverable state’
    • ‘The most basic deliverable metric is to count the number of parts released to the manufacturing resource planning bill of materials.’
    • ‘If we are not going to find these moneys, either scrutiny or the Council needs to come up with a deliverable idea to make savings.’
    • ‘If you're able to specify the deliverable hardware, be conservative; try to look at this from the turnkey system viewpoint, as opposed to office desktop.’
    • ‘These ambitions, however, need to be turned into a credible and deliverable programme of investments…’
    • ‘‘The research projects should be based on deliverable outputs, rather than on the input desires of individuals or groups,’ he says.’
    • ‘But it is criminal when politicians hold out these promises without a detailed, deliverable plan.’
    • ‘In so doing they have re-energised Third World preventive medicine; the goal is deliverable technology, cheap drugs, vaccines you only give once.’
    • ‘It should also include deliverable milestones all along the way.’
    • ‘And happen it will before the last bar of deliverable silver is gone.’
    • ‘Getting planning permission for such a deliverable project would be a major step but we have a lot of work to do in putting funding to together.’
    • ‘‘We have been told that if we can come up with sensible, deliverable solutions then ministers will look on them very favourably and provide the additional resources required,’ he said.’
    • ‘So it's much more deliverable out of our hands than would have been the case before.’
    • ‘Will the emphasis continue to be on deliverable targets that can be linked back to government policies, even if this risks displacing other (possibly more important) goals?’
    • ‘Unfortunately, it is often not enough and the final designs that we turn into deliverable software are still not as good as they should be.’
    • ‘Also, review the specifications and deliverable descriptions to be used by potential providers.’
    • ‘The next step is to identify a pair of ‘readily deliverable, high quality projects’ that it hopes to get its teeth into before Christmas.’
    • ‘At a recent meeting, an officer in the transport planning department cheerfully stated: ‘We do not have a deliverable transport strategy beyond the ring road.’’
    • ‘Mustard gas is close to irrelevant weighed against the threat of nuclear weapons, especially effectively deliverable ones.’
    • ‘It would also acknowledge the fact, clearer by the day, that world war is so much more deliverable than world peace.’
    • ‘It is equally important that those who live, work and play in the area make their contributions to add to and shape the master plan with practical and deliverable visionary ideas.’


usually deliverables
  • A thing able to be provided, especially as a product of a development process.

    ‘the company's primary method of measuring customer feedback on deliverables’
    • ‘Nothing there is really broken, they just need someone dedicated on the inside to focus on what's there and then clean up/redefine some processes and deliverables.’
    • ‘So what are my final deliverables, as consultants are fond of saying?’
    • ‘The designers of the poster chose a format with concentric circles for client deliverables, intermediate products and activities.’
    • ‘This may be because of the individualistic tendency to have an underlying definition of a team as a task-oriented entity, focused on a specific activity, with formal roles and deliverables.’
    • ‘Figure 1 shows the project phases and the key project deliverables produced.’
    • ‘There are multiple deliverables that should be produced during the design phase of creating your software, whether you do it yourself, or outsource the design.’
    • ‘Already talking to people about producing deliverables.’
    • ‘Revenue arrangements that qualified for this treatment included those that present objective, reliable evidence of fair value to allocate the total fee to the deliverables.’
    • ‘The better you understand the software's underlying logic flow, the easier and faster it will be to produce and discuss the deliverables you and your clients want.’
    • ‘This analysis should outline high-level deliverables that will result from the project meeting its goals.’
    • ‘Tell them what the deliverables are and what they are going to be charged.’
    • ‘Assess your core competencies, limitations and deliverables honestly.’
    • ‘Four areas are considered: the high performance work system, alignment with business strategy, human resources deliverables and human resources efficiency.’
    • ‘Like I was saying, we just need to productize our deliverables so that we can optimize our solution cycles.’
    • ‘The successful candidate will be responsible for executing assigned projects with deliverables developed on a compressed schedule that might exhibit rapid changes in direction.’
    • ‘Each client group has different information needs, and you will need to determine the deliverables you want to offer each client.’
    • ‘However, organizations sometimes find it difficult to take that view when there is strong pressure for short-term delivery of products or deliverables from users.’
    • ‘You'll notice that none of this necessarily involves a computer - although I'll admit it's hard to produce really slick deliverables with a 2HB pencil.’
    • ‘‘It would not be unusual in any investment for the government to expect specific deliverables,’ one source close to the matter said.’
    • ‘With parameters set by the information architect's deliverables, development can flow more easily than ill-defined tasks.’