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[kawr-i-juh-buh l, kor-] /ˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, ˈkɒr-/

capable of being or reformed:
a corrigible criminal.
submissive to correction.
subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate:
a corrigible theory.
capable of being corrected
submissive or submitting to correction

mid-15c., from Middle French corrigible, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis “that which can be corrected,” from Latin corrigere (see correct). Related: Corrigibility.


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