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Pronunciation : Re*cov"er*a*ble (-*b'l)
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Cf. F. recouvrable.]
Definition : Defn: Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is recoverable; goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable. A prodigal course Is like the sun's; but not, like his, recoverable. Shak. If I am recoverable, why am I thus Cowper. -- Re*cov"er*a*ble*ness, n.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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