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Is plannable, (e.g.: this task can be planned, it is plannable) an actual word in UK English?

It's one I see used quite often (mostly in business scenarios, both spoken and in emails) but haven't been able to find in on-line dictionaries and is always underlined by spell-checkers.

Research suggests that it's in fairly common usage although not in any dictionaries. I found some examples and interesting comments here: proz.com/forum/linguistics/…

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I think this question would be improved if you could find a couple instances of the word in question being used on-line, and provide links. –  J.R. May 29 '13 at 9:56
    
@J.R. - I don't recall seeing it in use on-line, but certainly in business emails and everyday speech. –  SteB May 29 '13 at 10:01
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Perhaps you haven't, but you could do a little research and see what you find. –  J.R. May 29 '13 at 10:09
    
Relating to the status of a word: Is 'quantitate' a synonym for 'quantify' or just a misnomer? –  Matt Эллен May 29 '13 at 10:41
    
@J.R. - Look's like it's in fairly common usage although not in any dictionaries, found some examples and interesting comments here: proz.com/forum/linguistics/… –  SteB May 29 '13 at 11:12
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From your reference it is clearly in use - and in the US as well as the UK.

Personally, if I needed to express that meaning, I think I would use can be planned for or an appropriate variation of that.

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Can't find it in any on-line dictionary, so probably not an "official" word (TrevorD's suggestion is probably the best grammatically correct usage for now).

However it is in fairly common usage, mostly in a business environment, so will likely be understood from context and possibly added to dictionaries over time.

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