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adjective as in usable

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Top-ranked business schools with powerful brands don’t seem eager to upend successful programs that are still attracting thousands of applicants willing to spend as much as $200,000 for their degrees and producing highly employable graduates.

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It would empower people to invest in their own skills and become more employable.

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As a convicted murderer, I will need to convince the parole board not only that I have been rehabilitated, but also that I am able to be a productive and employable citizen.

They are very employable — these are really high performing girls.

Approximately 25 percent of employable Negro youth, for another example, are presently unemployed.

But someone who can do very advanced math isn't necessarily that much more employable.

They are suffering from what economists call "unemployment scarring": their time out of work has made them less employable.

I am not employable, in large part, because my health issues make me uninsurable.

They are employable enough where they suit, provided Mr. Huxley's caveat (p. 161) is steadily kept in mind.

There are, however, an additional three and one half million employable people who are on relief.

In 1968, 80 percent of employable women worked outside the home.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to employable, such as: available, operable, serviceable, and utilizable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.