improvable
adjective see improve

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Improvable — Im*prov a*ble, a. [From {Improve}.] 1. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities. [1913 Webster] Man is accommodated with moral principles …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • improvable — index corrigible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • improvable — meaning ‘able to be improved’, is spelt without an e in the middle …   Modern English usage

  • improvable — 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

  • improvable — See improve. * * * …   Universalium

  • improvable — adjective a) Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities. b) Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; …   Wiktionary

  • improvable — Synonyms and related words: ameliorable, amendable, correctable, corrigible, curable, emendable, fixable, medicable, mendable, perfectible, reclaimable, recoverable, rectifiable, recyclable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • improvable —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • improvable — im·prov·a·ble || ɪm pruːvÉ™bl adj. can improve, can become better; can be made better, capable of being enhanced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • improvable — im·prov·able …   English syllables

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