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Definition of "affordability" []

  • To be able to do or spare something, esp without incurring financial difficulties or without risk of undesirable consequences (verb)
  • To give, yield, or supply (verb)
  • The extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay. (noun)

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Use "affordability" in a sentence
  • "Kill the bill and provide employment first so the term affordability moves from the realm of the absurd to the real."
  • "I grew up in a community where "affordability" was a code word for low income and high pollution."
  • "Unless we find a way to lock in affordability, land use around stations will intensely gentrify neighborhoods, and poor people will be continually pushed farther and farther out to the suburbs and less well served urban areas."