Definition of tractability in US English:



  • See tractable

    • ‘In the pursuit of pseudo-scientific tractability, neoclassical economics neglects the dynamic aspects of the social realm and delivers a static utilitarian calculus.’
    • ‘These methods promise computational tractability with large data sets and complex evolutionary models.’
    • ‘Their model, notable for its simplicity and mathematical tractability, was foreshadowed by several others.’
    • ‘You should always be able to provide tractability for all feed purchased on your farm.’
    • ‘He added that this is undermining the confidence consumers have in the quality and tractability of Irish potatoes with potentially very damaging consequences for growers.’
    • ‘For its part, the Council will put in place proper recycling facilities with tractability and accountability to ensure best environmental practice and reuse of scarce resources.’