Define: Survivability

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Definition: Survivability

What is the dictionary definition of Survivability?

Dictionary Definition

  1. uncountable The condition of being survivable
  2. countable A measure of the extent to which something is survivable


Full Definition of Survivability

In business, survivability refers to the capability of a system or organisation to withstand a disaster or hostile environment, without significant impairment to its normal operations. Related to susceptibility.


Synonyms For Survivability

capacity for survival, ability to survive, survival, chances of survival, chance of survival

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Survivability. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 04, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Survivability. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 04, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Survivability. Retrieved April 04, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Survivability are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th December 2019.