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

cur′a·bil′i·ty n.
cur′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.curability - capability of being cured or healed
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
incurability, incurableness - incapability of being cured or healed
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nHeilbarkeit f
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