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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities.
  • adj. Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; advantageous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities.
  • adj. Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; advantageous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; that may become or be made better.
  • That may be used to advantage or for the bettering of anything.

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

  • adj. susceptible of improvement

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