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per·fect·i·ble

 (pər-fĕk′tə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of becoming perfect or being made perfect: perfectible prose.

per·fect′i·bil′i·ty n.

perfectible

(pəˈfɛktəbəl)
adj
capable of becoming or being made perfect
perˌfectiˈbility n

per•fect•i•ble

(pərˈfɛk tə bəl)

adj.
capable of becoming or of being made perfect; improvable.
[1625–35; < French < Medieval Latin perfectibilis. See perfect, -ible]
per•fect`i•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.perfectible - capable of becoming or being made perfect
perfect - being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day"
Translations

perfectible

[pəˈfektəbl] ADJperfectible

perfectible

adjvervollkommnungsfähig; technique, technology, processperfektionierbar

perfectible

[pəˈfɛktɪbl] adjperfettibile
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