salvable

adjective
salv·​able | \ ˈsal-və-bəl How to pronounce salvable (audio) \

Definition of salvable

: capable of being saved or salvaged

First Known Use of salvable

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salvable

Late Latin salvare to save — more at save

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