re·​stor·​able | \ ri-ˈstȯr-ə-bəl How to pronounce restorable (audio) \

Definition of restorable

: fit for restoring or reclaiming

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At a court appearance in April, Mimms was found not competent to stand trial, but restorable to competency. David Owens,, "Man With 130 Arrests Charged in Home Invasion Found Competent," 30 May 2018 David Edwards, 54, has been in the care of the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services since being declared incompetent and not restorable to competency. David Owens,, "Hartford Man Who Police Say Set Apartment On Fire To Break Lease Declared Incompetent," 25 Apr. 2018 The U.S. is moving to clean energy and restorable resources. Roger Showley,, "Leaving Paris climate accord - an economic plus?," 9 June 2017

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First Known Use of restorable

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of restorable was circa 1611

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