Definition of repairable in English:

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repairable

Pronunciation: /rɪˈpɛːrəb(ə)l/

adjective

1(Of something damaged or faulty) able to be restored to a good condition: a damaged car chassis is usually not repairable
More example sentences
  • A neighboring church has also apparently collapsed, and repairable damage to surrounding buildings is extensive, including damage to One Liberty Plaza across Church Street to the east.
  • Having considered the life cycle and likelihood of failure of the television, we will now consider the disposal of the television once it has failed in a fashion that is not economically repairable.
  • There were signs that his vision might be repairable.
1.1(Of an unwelcome situation) able to be put right: the bad characters in the novels are mostly forgivable and the harm they do usually repairable
More example sentences
  • What happens if one of the partners stray - is a marriage repairable?
  • Is your friendship repairable?
  • The international damage, not to mention the national, will take decades to repair, if indeed it is repairable.

Derivatives

repairability

noun
Example sentences
  • Excellent design for me includes flexibility, modifiability, extensibility, and repairability.
  • Not only would you be getting a light bike, but the superb road feel, durability and repairability of steel, in a frame built by hand to your exact specifications.
  • iFixit has released a list which ranks tablets according to their repairability.

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