colorable

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adjective col·or·able \ˈkə-lə-rə-bəl, -lər-ə-, ˈkəl-rə-\

Definition of colorable

  1. 1 :  seemingly valid or genuine a colorable claim in law

  2. 2 :  intended to deceive :  counterfeit colorable and false pretenses

colorably

play \ˈkə-lə-rə-blē, -lər-ə-, ˈkəl-rə-\ adverb

15th Century

First Known Use of colorable

15th century


Law Dictionary

colorable

adjective col·or·able

Legal Definition of colorable

  1. :  having an appearance of truth, validity, or right if a colorable claim — or better — can be pleaded — D. F. Kolb and M. P. Carroll

colorably

adverb

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