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Meaning of ACTIONABLE

Pronunciation:  'akshunubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  affording grounds for legal action; "slander is an actionable offense"
 

ACTIONABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: unjust
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"tion*a*ble\, a. [Cf. LL. actionabilis. See
{Action}.]
That may be the subject of an action or suit at law; as, to
call a man a thief is actionable.

 
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