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Pronunciation /ˈtraktəb(ə)l/
1 (of a person) easy to control or influence.
1.1 (of a situation or problem) easy to deal with.

Early 16th century from Latin tractabilis, from tractare ‘to handle’ (see tractate).


I appreciate all the efforts made to make algebra tractable for me. Those efforts were applied too early for me. Time, and mental maturity, was the eventual cure.

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