from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to remedy: remediable problems.
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- adj. Capable of being remedied.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being remedied or cured.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being remedied or cured.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being remedied or redressed
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The critics of privatization, avoiding both the conceptual error and the unconstructive consequences of deontological declarations, focus on particular and potentially remediable defects, thus inviting rather than foreclosing a response.
Vision, hearing, memory, cognition, bone and muscle strength, skin tone, hair and of course sexual vigor will all be remediable in the near future.
Henry Petroski wrote “the essence of engineering is to construe every limiting aspect of existence as a remediable malfunction”.
Or as a US federal judge said in 2006, “The assessment of the death penalty, however well designed the system for doing so, remains a human endeavour with a consequent risk of error that may not be remediable.”
The big question is which of these incapacities are contingent -- specific to particular conditions and institutional arrangements, and thus remediable -- and which are structural, inherent in any system of representative government.
They have prevented our people from being there at the precise moment they should have been there and that is not remediable and will affect our ability to do our jobs, Dante Caputo said.
It was a medical emergency and I thought death was in the offing, my own death, and it turned out to be fine, easily remediable and short term and no problem.
Plaintiffs have alleged facts, which must be taken as true for purposes of a motion to dismiss, that any reasonable person would agree to be gross violations of the norms of international law, remediable under the Alien Tort Statute.
To believe that is to believe, as liberals do, that harmony is humanity's natural condition, so discord is a remediable defect in arrangements.
Stress, which Kolata also chooses to ignore, appears to be another important and perhaps remediable factor in hastening recurrence.