Definition of remediable in English:



  • 1Capable of being cured; treatable.

    ‘a remediable condition that may have serious consequences if not recognized’
    • ‘So you went right through infancy thinking this was a kid with reflux, and then discovered three years later that it was a remediable problem?’
    • ‘Most of these are remediable, and when people learn to identify them and minimize their influence, they are better able to cope with the hearing loss.’
    • ‘Are there any tip-offs to remediable causes of impaired mobility?’
    • ‘In determining whether an effect is permanent, no account should be taken of the fact that it may be remediable by surgery.’
    • ‘Failure to perform an echocardiogram may result in inappropriate treatment or potentially remediable causes being overlooked.’
    • ‘However, it became apparent that these lesions were more remediable by LPR.’
    • ‘This is of great importance, as muscle dysfunction is potentially remediable.’
    • ‘The study aims to identify factors that enhance the care of haemoglobinopathy patients, as well as identifying remediable factors in the quality of care of these patients.’
    curable, treatable, medicable, operable
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    1. 1.1 Capable of being remedied; rectifiable.
      ‘these grievances are remediable’
      • ‘But these flaws in the president's account of our situation are remediable.’
      • ‘Fortunately, the media also represents the most easily remediable influence on adolescents.’
      • ‘To redress the wrongs that we had unwittingly committed against them was remediable merely by making our exit.’
      • ‘But the worst of them should be remediable fairly easily.’
      • ‘It is therefore necessary to know whether a breach of covenant is remediable.’
      • ‘As a result, unintentional interference (negligence) causing, directly or indirectly, legally-recognised harm was remediable in case.’
      • ‘Some of the flaws in the system are identifiable and remediable.’
      • ‘Precisely which errors are remediable and which fatal it is unnecessary to decide.’
      • ‘These are essentially remediable snafus.’
      • ‘Any abuse seemed remediable, any grievance capable of redress - any old score within reach of settlement.’
      • ‘A further concern, bogus or remediable or both, is that open availability of the reports might subject CRS to liability issues.’
      • ‘On appeal, the Court of Appeal held that both of these breaches were remediable; accordingly the landlord's notice was invalid, and he was not entitled to possession.’
      • ‘No great changes were undertaken, but glasnost did its job in exposing disgraceful and often remediable situations.’
      • ‘The harm caused by homicide is absolutely irremediable, whereas the harm caused by many other crimes is remediable to a degree.’
      • ‘None the less, these limitations are all remediable, through research.’
      • ‘The intelligence agencies are woefully short of people fluent in Arabic, Farsi, and Urdu, and this is remediable.’
      • ‘Who cares about the world to come, when the present is remediable.’
      • ‘I argue that postcolonial logic is based on remediable difference, a difference that is amenable to improvement.’
      • ‘Is there a remediable property loss beyond what will be litigated in now-privatized licensing cases?’
      • ‘It may be that this surly electoral mood is too settled to be remediable by anything short of an economic crisis.’