Etymology
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salvageable (adj.)

"capable of being salvaged," by 1915, from salvage (v.) + -able. Salvable "capable of being saved" is from 1660s in reference to souls, "fit for salvation;" 1797 in reference to ships' cargoes.

updated on December 05, 2021

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Definitions of salvageable from WordNet

salvageable (adj.)
capable of being saved from ruin;
their marriage was not salvageable
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