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1‘his family owned about one sixth of the usable land in the country’
available for use, utilizable, disposable, at someone's disposal, ready for use, fit for use
working, in working order, functioning, functional, serviceable, workable, operational, operative, running, up and running
viable, feasible, practicable
2‘a usable waterway’
negotiable, passable, navigable
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.