Improvability Im*prov`a*bil"i*ty, n. The state or quality of being improvable; improvableness. [1913 Webster]

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  • improvability — improve ► VERB 1) make or become better. 2) (improve on/upon) achieve or produce something better than. 3) (improving) giving moral or intellectual benefit. DERIVATIVES improvability noun improvable adjective improver …   English terms dictionary

  • improvability — noun see improve …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • improvability — noun The condition of being improvable …   Wiktionary

  • improvability — n. capability of being improved, capability of being made better, improvableness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • improvability — im·prov·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • improvability — (ˌ)imˌprüvəˈbiləd.ē, əm , lətē, i noun : the quality or state of being improvable : capability of improving or of being improved …   Useful english dictionary

  • improve — verb (improved; improving) Etymology: Middle English improuen, emprouen, from Anglo French emprouer to make profit from, from French en + pru, prou advantage, from Late Latin prode more at proud Date: circa 1529 transitive verb 1. archaic employ …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fracas! Improv Festival — The Fracas! Improv Festival (commonly known as Fracas!) is a three day (formerly a two day) annual improvisational theatre festival held at The University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. The festival is hosted by Second Nature… …   Wikipedia

  • improve — improvable, adj. improvability, improvableness, n. improvably, adv. improvingly, adv. /im proohv /, v., improved, improving. v.t. 1. to bring into a more desirable or excellent condition: He took vitamins to improve his health. 2. to make (land)… …   Universalium

  • reformability — n. improvability, ability to be corrected, ability to be amended …   English contemporary dictionary

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