Meaning of reformable in English:


Pronunciation /rɪˈfɔːməbl/


See reform

‘They are in essence moderate reformists who believe the party is reformable: one of the chapters in the book is a glowing tribute to the fairness of Premier Wen Jiabao, who was just a simple official at one time.’
  • ‘The sustained popularity of Restoration drama had made the reformable rake and the miraculously converted tyrant familiar and acceptable, if not wholly ‘natural,’ characters by the 1740s.’
  • ‘Instead, say the authors, militants should focus on reformable imbalances, such as agricultural subsidies.’
  • ‘The modernizers found out that their ‘clients’ were not as reformable as they had thought.’
  • ‘In the '60s and '70s the left across Europe was divided over whether the EEC was reformable or not.’