alienable

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adjective alien·able \ˈāl-yə-nə-bəl, ˈā-lē-ə-nə-\

Definition of alienable

  1. :  transferable to another's ownership

alienability

play \ˈāl-yə-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌā-lē-ə-nə-\ noun

1604

First Known Use of alienable

1604


Law Dictionary

alienable

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adjective alien·able \ˈāl-yə-nə-bəl, ˈā-lē-ə-\

Legal Definition of alienable

  1. :  that may be changed over to another's ownership an alienable interest in property

alienability

\ˌāl-yə-nə-ˈbil-ə-tē, ˌā-lē-ə-\ play noun

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