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actionable

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adjective ac·tion·able \ˈak-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

Simple Definition of actionable

  • law : giving a reason to bring an action or a lawsuit against someone

  • : able to be used as a basis or reason for doing something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of actionable

  1. 1 :  subject to or affording ground for an action or suit at law

  2. 2 :  capable of being acted on <actionable information>

actionably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of actionable in a sentence

  1. Firing people because of their age is actionable.

  2. We've received actionable information that the men are hiding in these mountains.



1591

First Known Use of actionable

1591


Law Dictionary

actionable

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adjective ac·tion·able \ˈak-shə-nə-bəl\

Legal Definition of actionable

  1. :  subject to or providing grounds for an action or suit at law <there is good sense in seeking generally to harmonize the standards of what amounts to actionable harassment — Faragher v. City of Boca Raton, 524 U.S. 755 (1998)>





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