amendable amendable  /ə ˈmɛn də bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being corrected by additions

Usage(s):

  • It was an odd sort of code, amendable by circumstance, but in essence a fierce refusal to be dominated.

News

  • Letters: Common Core controlling

    One inaccuracy in David Thomas' editorial: Common Core is not amendable ("Nothing sinister about Common Core," June 18). Yes,...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  1. "No, it's not amendable," Frank said shortly before Reid's announcement. "We don't plan on reopening the bill."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Barney Frank Source: FOXBusiness

  2. "I'm very encouraged that the Democratic Party seems more open and amendable to being inclusive and welcoming to pro-life Democrats like me," said Raymond Flynn, former mayor of Boston and Bill Clinton's ambassador to the Vatican. "They've...
    on Jun 13, 2006 By: Raymond Flynn Source: Catholic Online

  3. "I don't think that is a long-term sustainable advantage for those airlines," Arpey said. "I would expect, now that all the contracts are amendable virtually across the industry, there's going to be a lot of convergence in the cost structures...
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Gerard Arpey Source: Dallas Morning News

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