Definition of remediable in English:



  • 1Capable of being cured; treatable.

    ‘a remediable condition that may have serious consequences if not recognized’
    • ‘In determining whether an effect is permanent, no account should be taken of the fact that it may be remediable by surgery.’
    • ‘However, it became apparent that these lesions were more remediable by LPR.’
    • ‘This is of great importance, as muscle dysfunction is potentially remediable.’
    • ‘Are there any tip-offs to remediable causes of impaired mobility?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘Failure to perform an echocardiogram may result in inappropriate treatment or potentially remediable causes being overlooked.’
    • ‘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.’
    curable, treatable, medicable, operable
    able to be put right, capable of solution, solvable, soluble, reparable, repairable, rectifiable, resolvable, retrievable
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    1. 1.1Capable of being remedied; rectifiable.
      ‘these grievances are remediable’
      • ‘None the less, these limitations are all remediable, through research.’
      • ‘These are essentially remediable snafus.’
      • ‘Any abuse seemed remediable, any grievance capable of redress - any old score within reach of settlement.’
      • ‘But these flaws in the president's account of our situation are remediable.’
      • ‘Is there a remediable property loss beyond what will be litigated in now-privatized licensing cases?’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Some of the flaws in the system are identifiable and remediable.’
      • ‘A further concern, bogus or remediable or both, is that open availability of the reports might subject CRS to liability issues.’
      • ‘Fortunately, the media also represents the most easily remediable influence on adolescents.’
      • ‘It is therefore necessary to know whether a breach of covenant is remediable.’
      • ‘I argue that postcolonial logic is based on remediable difference, a difference that is amenable to improvement.’
      • ‘It may be that this surly electoral mood is too settled to be remediable by anything short of an economic crisis.’
      • ‘But the worst of them should be remediable fairly easily.’
      • ‘No great changes were undertaken, but glasnost did its job in exposing disgraceful and often remediable situations.’
      • ‘As a result, unintentional interference (negligence) causing, directly or indirectly, legally-recognised harm was remediable in case.’
      • ‘The harm caused by homicide is absolutely irremediable, whereas the harm caused by many other crimes is remediable to a degree.’
      • ‘To redress the wrongs that we had unwittingly committed against them was remediable merely by making our exit.’
      • ‘Precisely which errors are remediable and which fatal it is unnecessary to decide.’