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Definition of "recoverable" []

  • Capable of being regained or recovered. (adjective)
  • Restorable from sickness, faintness, danger, or the like. (adjective)
  • Capable of being brought back to a former condition. (adjective)
  • Obtainable from a debtor or possessor: as, the debt is recoverable. (adjective)

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Use "recoverable" in a sentence
  • "Human crews SHOULD be flown in recoverable, lifting body vehicles that can land in an emergency at places other than KSC, Edwards or White Sands."
  • "In other words, how much oil you think will be recoverable from a field, ie the reserves, depends on how much you are willing to invest, which in turn depends on prices."
  • "In case of violation of such agreement any moneys expended by the United States on account of such travel and transportation shall be recoverable from the individual concerned as a debt due the United States."