triable

adjective
tri·​able | \ ˈtrī-ə-bəl How to pronounce triable (audio) \

Definition of triable

: liable or subject to judicial or quasi-judicial examination or trial

Examples of triable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While not identical, the sound and meaning of the marks are not so dissimilar as to preclude the existence of a triable issue of fact. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Should JaM Cellars be allowed to monopolize buttery Chardonnay?," 24 Apr. 2020 The evidence also makes a triable issue out of who at the University knew of Daniels’s relationship with Lipian, and when. David Jesse, Detroit Free Press, "Judge: U-M hire of opera singer Daniels was 'unreasonable' given his past behavior," 9 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of triable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Triable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triable. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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triable

adjective
tri·​able | \ ˈtrī-ə-bəl How to pronounce triable (audio) \

Legal Definition of triable

: liable or subject to judicial or quasi-judicial examination or trial

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