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Possible to repair: reparable damage to the car; reparable wrongs.

[French réparable, from Latin reparābilis, from reparāre, to repair; see repair1.]

rep′a·ra·bil′i·ty n.
rep′a·ra·bly adv.
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(ˈrɛpərəbəl; ˈrɛprə-)
able to be repaired, recovered, or remedied: a reparable loss.
[C16: from Latin reparābilis, from reparāre to repair1]
ˌreparaˈbility n
ˈreparably adv
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(ˈrɛp ər ə bəl or, often, rɪˈpɛər-)

capable of being repaired or remedied.
rep′a•ra•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reparable - capable of being repaired or rectified; "reparable damage to the car"; "rectifiable wrongs"
irreparable - impossible to repair, rectify, or amend; "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"
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adj damagereparabel, wiedergutzumachen; lossersetzbar
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(riˈpeə) verb
1. to mend; to make (something) that is damaged or has broken down work again; to restore to good condition. to repair a broken lock / torn jacket.
2. to put right or make up for. Nothing can repair the harm done by your foolish remarks.
1. (often in plural) the act of repairing something damaged or broken down. I put my car into the garage for repairs; The bridge is under repair.
2. a condition or state. The road is in bad repair; The house is in a good state of repair.
reˈpairable adjective
(negative unrepairable) able to be mended.
reparable (ˈrepərəbl) adjective
able to be put right.
ˌrepaˈration (repə-) noun
1. the act of making up for something wrong that has been done.
2. money paid for this purpose.
reˈpairman (-mӕn) noun
a man who repairs televisions etc.
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References in classic literature ?
I fear he is not to be reclaimed; there is scarcely a hope that anything in his character or fortunes is reparable now.
Not that he ever wavered either in his desire or his determination to repair a wrong that had been done in his father's time, should a wrong come to light, and be reparable. The shadow of a supposed act of injustice, which had hung over him since his father's death, was so vague and formless that it might be the result of a reality widely remote from his idea of it.
He returned just in time to hear Dirkovitch conclude, "Therefore, my dear friends, I am most sorry to say there was an accident which would have been reparable if he had apologised to that our colonel, which he had insulted."
The lost sales of $5 billion do not look reparable by the small gains in the Americas or elsewhere in the Asia Pacific.
However, these actions had to be tempered by the concern that trivial provocations early in the war would do reparable, perhaps fatal harm to potential resistance movements.
"I think it is still reparable. (In) the diplomatic relations between Kuwait and the Philippines, all is not lost," said Representative Ruffy Biazon, a member of the House Commitee on Foreign Relations.
In theory, any damaged area of the human body could be reparable.
If a brigade weapon system is damaged and is reparable using field maintenance, there is no need to evacuate that system to another unit or echelon.
"It does not seem reparable. It does not seem like it is possible or even likely to find any common ground, when many Americans think their number-one enemy is the other political party, which is a fact on the left.