actionable

[ ak-shuh-nuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF actionable

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Sir—If it be not actionable, permit me to say that you really are delightful!!

Shocking and ungentlemanly terms, and what is worse, actionable.

They can do all of wrong which is profitable, without that part which is actionable.

Such a transaction as that between man and man would be actionable as a fraud.

Whatever might be thought of his conduct it was not actionable.

And to the legal mind what was not actionable was irrelevant.

But it strikes me that such a statement, relative to Mr. Obadiah Scantlebray, is actionable.

Mere concealment is not actionable unless it amounts not only to suppressio veri, but to suggestio falsi.

There are other London fiends removable by various measures, concerning which much might be said if they were not actionable.

Yes; but that sort of trespassing is not actionable nowadays; and besides, I don't know what Mary might have said.'

WORD ORIGIN

1590s; from action + -able.

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