verb (used with object), im·proved, im·prov·ing.
verb (used without object), im·proved, im·prov·ing.
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When you tell him that his soul is not improvable by material conditions, you prevent him from making himself better than he is.A Few Words About the Devil|Charles Bradlaugh
It is unquestionable that these are talents, that is, improvable mercies given by God.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The living is valued at £140 a year, but perhaps it may be improvable.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters|William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
Man is an improvable being, and indefinite progress is the law of his existence.Primitive Man|Louis Figuier
Man is an improvable being, and some advancement may be expected in his condition.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean