amendable

adjective
amend·​able | \ ə-ˈmen-də-bəl How to pronounce amendable (audio) \

Definition of amendable

: capable of being amended : able to be revised or altered The contract is currently amendable, and Frontier flight attendants voted in November to strike unless their demands are met.— Megan Cerullo The Constitution has biblical status for the nation, but it is understood to be amendable because it serves a principle more ultimate than itself—that of the sovereignty of the people.— E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2020

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“Amendable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amendable. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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