corrigible

adjective
cor·​ri·​gi·​ble | \ ˈkȯr-ə-jə-bəl How to pronounce corrigible (audio) , ˈkär- \

Definition of corrigible

: capable of being set right : reparable a corrigible defect

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Other Words from corrigible

corrigibility \ ˌkȯr-​ə-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce corrigibility (audio) , ˌkär-​ \ noun

Examples of corrigible in a Sentence

there are corrigible lapses in the author's grammar, but nothing that a good editor cannot readily fix

First Known Use of corrigible

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corrigible

Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere

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“Corrigible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corrigible. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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