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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·ri·gi·ble /ˈkɔrəʤəbəl, ˈkɑr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·ri·gi·ble a.
 1. Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault.
 2. Submissive to correction; docile. “Bending down his corrigible neck.”
 3. Deserving chastisement; punishable. [Obs.]
    He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language.   --Howell.
 4. Having power to correct; corrective. [Obs.]
    The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our wills.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : capable of being corrected or set right; "a corrigible
            defect"; "a corrigible prisoner" [ant: incorrigible]