repairable

repairable
Ⅰ.
repair [1] VERB 1) restore (something damaged, worn, or faulty) to a good condition. 2) set right (a rift in relations).
NOUN 1) the action of repairing. 2) a result of this. 3) the relative physical condition of an object: the cottages were in good repair.
DERIVATIVES repairable adjective repairer noun.
ORIGIN Latin reparare, from parare 'make ready' .
Ⅱ.
repair [2] VERB (repair to) formal or humorous go to (a place).
ORIGIN Old French repairer, from Latin repatriare 'return to one's country' .

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