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actionable

[ak-shuh-nuh-buh l] /ˈæk ʃə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
furnishing ground for a lawsuit.
2.
liable to a lawsuit.
3.
ready to go or be put into action; ready for use:
to retrieve actionable copy from a computer.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; action + -able
Related forms
actionability, noun
actionably, adverb
nonactionable, adjective
nonactionably, adverb
unactionable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for actionability

actionable

/ˈækʃənəbəl/
adjective
1.
(law) affording grounds for legal action
Derived Forms
actionably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for actionability

actionable

adj.

1590s; from action + -able.

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