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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being such that curing or healing is possible: curable diseases.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being cured.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being cured; admitting remedy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being healed or cured; admitting a remedy: as, a curable disease or patient; a curable evil.
  • Capable of curing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. curing or healing is possible
  • adj. capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent

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