perfectible

[ per-fek-tuh-buh l ]
/ pərˈfɛk tə bəl /
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adjective

capable of becoming or of being made perfect; improvable.

Nearby words

  1. perfect stage,
  2. perfect storm,
  3. perfect year,
  4. perfecta,
  5. perfectibility of man,
  6. perfecting press,
  7. perfection,
  8. perfectionism,
  9. perfectionist,
  10. perfectionists

Origin of perfectible

1625–35; < French < Medieval Latin perfectibilis. See perfect, -ible

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British Dictionary definitions for perfectible

perfectible

/ (pəˈfɛktəbəl) /

adjective

capable of becoming or being made perfect
Derived Formsperfectibility, noun

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