rep·​a·​ra·​ble | \ˈre-p(ə-)rə-bəl \

Definition of reparable 

: capable of being repaired

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Examples of reparable in a Sentence

The situation is serious but reparable. whether the harm your lying has done to our friendship is reparable or irreparable depends a lot on you

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The city's official position was that the soldier was not reparable. The Washington Post,, "A police car damaged an Alabama Confederate monument and reopened a town's painful wounds," 20 July 2017 The escalation of tensions between Qatar and key Gulf states is neither new nor completely reparable. Aaron David Miller And Jason M. Brodsky, CNN, "The Middle East: A witches' brew of trouble," 7 June 2017

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First Known Use of reparable

1549, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reparable was in 1549

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English Language Learners Definition of reparable

: capable of being repaired

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obstinately defiant of authority

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