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Capable of being educated or taught: educable youngsters.

ed′u·ca·bil′i·ty n.
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(ˈɛdjʊkəbəl) or


capable of being trained or educated; able to learn
ˌeducaˈbility, ˌeduˌcataˈbility n
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(ˈɛdʒ ʊ kə bəl)

also ed•u•cat•a•ble

(-ˌkeɪ tə bəl)

1. capable of being educated.
2. of or designating mildly retarded individuals who may achieve self-sufficiency.
ed`u•ca•bil′i•ty, n.
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[ˈedjʊkəbl] ADJeducable
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[ˈɛdjʊkəbl] adjeducabile
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It had occurred to him that he must not any longer defer his intention of matrimony, and he had reflected that in taking a wife, a man of good position should expect and carefully choose a blooming young lady--the younger the better, because more educable and submissive--of a rank equal to his own, of religious principles, virtuous disposition, and good understanding.
The point, I think, is worth mentioning, at this juncture, that the best and the most fruitful period for providing the citizens with equal opportunity is their formative and most educable years, from the age of 5 to 6 to 21 or thereabout.
For example, Londeree and Johnson [28] compared motor fitness data on 606 male and 499 female participants ages 6-19 who were classified as trainable intellectually disabled in State Schools for the intellectually disabled in Missouri to published norms for those classified as educable intellectually disabled and normal children for height, weight, flexed arm hang, 300-yard run-walk (CVF), 50 yard dash, sit ups in 30 seconds, softball throw for distance, and standing broad jump.
Later she told me that sometimes I had an IQ off the charts, others I was barely educable, all depending on my mood that day.
Informal learning can often be as impactful, if not more so, than formal learning because of the very nature of finding educable moments in everyday life and the interactions children have with one another and their worlds.
I also hardly fail to notice and celebrate when one of us smashes the glass ceiling because such rare occurrences are educable moments from which we could wring some lessons.
In Movement Training applications tailored for educable mentally handicapped children, primary goals are; Perceptual motor functions, socialization, companionship-acceptance are concept
Further, he said some of the learners were educable and could be integrated into the mainstream in future, as they were able to perform just as equal to those at the mainstream, adding that they had some who had even competed internationally at Special Olympics.
Este sentido puede ser desatendido por la distraccion o afinado mediante la concentracion y, en este sentido, es educable, pero siempre por su asociacion con otras facultades, ya que, de suyo, es tan innato como los sentidos externos.
In 1994, this complemented another of his creations, Educable, which distributes cultural and educational programs to various cable TV channels in agreement with the Asociacion Argentina de TV por Cable.
Teaching mathematics to adolescents classified as Educable Mentally Handicapped using calculators to remove the computational onus.
Is President Donald Trump educable? Much lies on the answer to this question when it comes to the domestic and foreign policies of his administration.