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Definition of the adjective affordable

What does affordable mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. that you have the financial means for
    • examples: I hope you can join us at these very important July DCA meetings and complement your stay by exploring some of the many affordable charms of Tokyo. | Fifteen per cent of the housing will be affordable, so that low-income families will be able to buy or rent homes in the area. | There is an urgent need for affordable housing. | The real name of Obamacare is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. | I just want an affordable place to live. | I have lots of second-hand books for sale, all at affordable prices.
    • synonyms of affordable: low-cost / low-priced
    • similar: cheap / inexpensive

Alternative definition of the adjective affordable


  1. something that can be afforded.

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Google previewPersonal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management by Barbara Friedberg

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a law that seeks to provide U.S. citizens with better health coverage by implementing inclusive health insurance reforms in order to increase coverage, provide more choice of insurance, and provide valued ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)

by Mehmet Odekon

SROs, while typically lacking kitchen facilities, offered affordable housing that was a relatively safe place to stay on a regular basis. However, with the advent of urban development and efforts to “clean up” central cities, the areas common to ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (2017)

by Kevin L. Nadal

In March 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act was intended to increase the availability of health care for U.S. citizens, particularly the 32 million people previously ...

Google previewOld Geezer's Dictionary of Irritants

by Richard Guise

affordable adj. Able to be afforded by someone. The key word here ...

Google previewGovernment and the Economy: An Encyclopedia (2014)

An Encyclopedia by David A. Dieterle Ph.D., Kathleen M. Simmons

Affordable Health Care Act Cases, 567 U.S. ___ (2012) Economic concepts Opportunity costs; taxes; fiscal policy; markets; role of government; income redistribution Economic impact The Supreme Court upheld the power of Congress to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

by David Levinson

Housing, Affordable ———267 ished units, and under a policy priority to subsidize mixed-income development, fewer than one-third of the replacement housing units are for low-income households. A number of federal policies have created a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the City (2005)

by Roger W. Caves

most successful and largest local IH programme in the country, having produced more than 10,000 affordable housing units over a period of 25 years. At the state level, it is only in New Jersey and California that IH has had a lasting and ...

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In Congress, I am a strong supporter of the New Apollo Energy Act. This plan would help to establish our energy independence, create jobs, and provide cleaner, reliable, and more affordable energy. (Allyson Schwartz)
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The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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