recoverable

[ri-kuhv-er-uh-buh l]

Origin of recoverable

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at recover, -able
Related formsre·cov·er·a·bil·i·ty, re·cov·er·a·ble·ness, nounnon·re·cov·er·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·cov·er·a·ble, adjective
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Word Origin and History for recoverability

recoverable

adj.

late 15c., from Old French recouvrable, from recouvrer (see recover) .

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