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justiciable

adjective jus·ti·cia·ble \ˌjə-ˈsti-sh(ē-)ə-bəl\

Definition of JUSTICIABLE

1
:  liable to trial in a court of justice <a justiciable offense>
2
:  capable of being decided by legal principles or by a court of justice
jus·ti·cia·bil·i·ty \ˌjə-ˌsti-sh(ē-)ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of JUSTICIABLE

15th century

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