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salvable

[sal-vuh-buh l] /ˈsæl və bəl/
adjective
1.
fit for or capable of being saved or salvaged.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Late Latin salv(āre) to save + -able
Related forms
salvability, salvableness, noun
salvably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for salvability

salvable

/ˈsælvəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of or suitable for being saved or salvaged
Derived Forms
salvability, salvableness, noun
salvably, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin salvāre to save, from Latin salvus safe
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