Definition of reparable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrep(ə)rəb(ə)l/


(Especially of an injury or loss) possible to rectify or repair.
Example sentences
  • The pilot for CAV-XML offered actual flow days computed on each depot-level reparable being repaired, from the day it was received at the contractor to the day it was shipped.
  • The time it takes a depot or contractor to repair and return a reparable item to serviceable condition is rather long.
  • Examples are all too common in which relatively inexpensive consumable parts hold up the repair of an expensive reparable part.



Pronunciation: /rep(ə)rəˈbilitē/
Example sentences
  • The rating system examines design, reparability and theft resistance.
  • Improving the reparability of a computer may require additional resources (and thus increase the environmental impact).
  • MEPs called on the Commission to propose an update to the eco-design directive to include non-energy related products and to demand better durability, recyclability and reparability of goods.


Late 16th century: from French réparable, from Latin reparabilis, from reparare 'make ready again' (see repair1).

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Syllabification: rep·a·ra·ble

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