correctable correctable

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of being returned to the original condition; not necessarily permanent
  2. (adj) capable of being corrected by additions

Usage(s):

  1. An equal difficulty for the Mandarins, but more correctable, is that they like to impose rules on the rest of the country that they don't have to play by.
  2. The present depression will end, but is the most in-correctable situation I have ever experienced.
  3. Perhaps the fault is correctable, a matter of inflamed nerves, bad habits, insufficient exercise.

News

  • Mistakes cost Eagles in opener

      The Eagles had their chances, but three turnovers and 13 penalties cost them. “We’ve got to put that behind us to get ready to play Eureka,” first-year coach Ira Jefferson said. “All these mistakes are correctable.”   Charleston 36 Rantoul 22 read more
    on August 31, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

Quotes

  1. The change "is a tremendous problem, but it's correctable," said Republican Sen. Arlen Specter.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Some things are correctable," Tschida said. "Some things can be overturned. Some things are just -- you have to go with what the guy closest to the play had. You live and die with the decision."
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Tim Tschida Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "They keep going off on these wild scenarios on a regular basis," Sabo said. "They should concentrate on making their watch lists comprehensive and correctable."
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Martin Sabo Source: Washington Post

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