Meaning of deliverable in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈlɪv(ə)rəbl/

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  • Able to be delivered.

    ‘goods in a deliverable state’
    • ‘In so doing they have re-energised Third World preventive medicine; the goal is deliverable technology, cheap drugs, vaccines you only give once.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘So it's much more deliverable out of our hands than would have been the case before.’
    • ‘‘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.’
    • ‘Mustard gas is close to irrelevant weighed against the threat of nuclear weapons, especially effectively deliverable ones.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But it is criminal when politicians hold out these promises without a detailed, deliverable plan.’
    • ‘It would also acknowledge the fact, clearer by the day, that world war is so much more deliverable than world peace.’
    • ‘It should also include deliverable milestones all along the way.’
    • ‘The most basic deliverable metric is to count the number of parts released to the manufacturing resource planning bill of materials.’
    • ‘And happen it will before the last bar of deliverable silver is gone.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The next step is to identify a pair of ‘readily deliverable, high quality projects’ that it hopes to get its teeth into before Christmas.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Also, review the specifications and deliverable descriptions to be used by potential providers.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘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.’


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’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Already talking to people about producing deliverables.’
    • ‘Like I was saying, we just need to productize our deliverables so that we can optimize our solution cycles.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘With parameters set by the information architect's deliverables, development can flow more easily than ill-defined tasks.’
    • ‘The designers of the poster chose a format with concentric circles for client deliverables, intermediate products and activities.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Figure 1 shows the project phases and the key project deliverables produced.’
    • ‘Assess your core competencies, limitations and deliverables honestly.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Four areas are considered: the high performance work system, alignment with business strategy, human resources deliverables and human resources efficiency.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘It would not be unusual in any investment for the government to expect specific deliverables,’ one source close to the matter said.’
    • ‘Each client group has different information needs, and you will need to determine the deliverables you want to offer each client.’
    • ‘This analysis should outline high-level deliverables that will result from the project meeting its goals.’
    • ‘So what are my final deliverables, as consultants are fond of saying?’
    • ‘Tell them what the deliverables are and what they are going to be charged.’
    • ‘The successful candidate will be responsible for executing assigned projects with deliverables developed on a compressed schedule that might exhibit rapid changes in direction.’