alienable

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

Definition of alienable

:transferable to another's ownership

alienability

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

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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

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

alienability

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

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