bailable

adjective
bail·​able | \ ˈbā-lə-bəl \

Legal Definition of bailable

1 : eligible for bail a provision that all prisoners are bailable before conviction
2 : appropriate for or allowing bail offenses that were not bailable

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“Bailable.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/bailable. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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