Recoverable

  • 1 recoverable — re‧cov‧er‧a‧ble [rɪˈkʌvərəbl] adjective 1. FINANCE if something such as money is recoverable, you can get it back after it has been lost or spent: • Some of the funds may be recoverable, or their loss may be covered by insurance. 2. LAW if… …

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  • 2 recoverable — re·cov·er·able /ri kə və rə bəl/ adj: capable of being recovered esp. as a matter of law re·cov·er·abil·i·ty / ˌkə və rə bi lə tē/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 Recoverable — Re*cov er*a*ble ( ?*b l), a. [Cf. F. recouvrable.] Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 recoverable — recoverability, recoverableness, n. /ri kuv euhr euh beuhl/, adj. able to recover or be recovered: a patient now believed to be recoverable; recoverable losses on his investments. [1425 75; late ME; see RECOVER, ABLE] * * * …

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  • 5 recoverable — [[t]rɪkʌ̱vərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ If something is recoverable, it is possible for you to get it back. If you decide not to buy, the money you have spent on the survey is not recoverable …

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  • 6 recoverable — re·cov·er·able ri kəv (ə )rə bəl adj permitting recovery: not precluding a return to health <a recoverable disease> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 7 recoverable — re|cov|er|a|ble [ rı kʌv(ə)rəbl ] adjective FORMAL if something is recoverable, you can get it back …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 recoverable — UK [rɪˈkʌv(ə)rəb(ə)l] / US adjective formal if something is recoverable, you can get it again …

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  • 9 recoverable — Susceptible of being recovered or regained. The bankruptcy law provides alternately for the regaining of preferential payments by the trustee, first by visiting the creditor with the danger of a penalty the disallowance of any portion of his… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 10 recoverable — recover ► VERB 1) return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. 2) find or regain possession of. 3) regain or secure (compensation). 4) remove or extract (an energy source, chemical, etc.) for use, reuse, or waste treatment. DERIVATIVES… …

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  • 11 recoverable — adjective capable of being recovered or regained (Freq. 1) recoverable truth of a past event • Ant: ↑unrecoverable • Similar to: ↑redeemable, ↑retrievable …

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  • 12 recoverable — adjective see recover …

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  • 13 recoverable — adjective a) Capable of being regained or recovered. b) Restorable from sickness, faintness, danger, or the like …

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  • 14 recoverable — re·cov·er·a·ble || rɪ kÊŒvrÉ™bl adj. can be regained, can be obtained again; able to get well, able to recuperate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 recoverable — re·cov·er·able …

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  • 16 recoverable — /rɪ kʌv(ə)rəb(ə)l/ adjective which can be got back …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 Recoverable Reserves — A term used in natural resource industries to describe the amount of resources identified in a reserve that is technologically or economically feasible to extract. A new reserve can be discovered, but if the resource cannot be extracted by any… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 18 Recoverable Shale Oil Resources of the United States*, Table — ▪ Table deposits recoverable resources** Piceance Basin (Colorado) Mahogany Zone 59 Shales above Mahogany Zone 90 Shales below Mahogany Zone 231 Uinta Basin (Utah) 51 Other western basins 131 Eastern oil shales (Kentucky, Indiana …

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  • 19 Recoverable Shale Oil Resources of the World*, Table — ▪ Table region recoverable resources** United States 626 Canada 16 South America (Brazil) 300 Northern and western Europe 2 Italy 13 Estonia 1 Russia 41 Zaire 38 China 10 Australia 17 Other countries 3 Total world 1,067 …

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  • 20 Recoverable Tar Sand Resources of the World*, Table — ▪ Table region recoverable resources United States 4.3 Canada 265.5 South America 0.9 Western Europe 0.0 Eastern Europe 0.1 Russia 76.2 Transcaucasia and Central Asia 2.0 Africa 4.0 Asia 0.0 China 1.0 Total world 354.0 *In billion barrels,… …

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