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reparable

[rep-er-uh-buh l or, often, ri-pair-] /ˈrɛp ər ə bəl or, often, rɪˈpɛər-/
adjective
1.
capable of being repaired or remedied.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin reparābilis. See repair1, -able
Related forms
reparably, adverb
nonreparable, adjective
Can be confused
reparable, repairable.
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British Dictionary definitions for re-parable

reparable

/ˈrɛpərəbəl; ˈrɛprə-/
adjective
1.
able to be repaired, recovered, or remedied: a reparable loss
Derived Forms
reparability, noun
reparably, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin reparābilis, from reparāre to repair1
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Word Origin and History for re-parable

reparable

adj.

1560s, from Middle French reparable (16c.), from Latin reparabilis "able to be restored or regained," from reparare "restore" (see repair (v.1)).

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