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warrantable

[wawr-uh n-tuh-buh l, wor-] /ˈwɔr ən tə bəl, ˈwɒr-/
adjective
1.
capable of being warranted.
2.
(of deer) of a legal age for hunting.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; warrant + -able
Related forms
nonwarrantable, adjective
nonwarrantably, adverb
unwarrantable, adjective
unwarrantably, adverb
unwarrantableness, noun
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Examples from the web for unwarrantable
  • unwarrantable failure is a term that is used to connote gross negligence.
  • It was designated as an unwarrantable failure for that reason.
  • Provided for orders of withdrawal in cases of repeated unwarrantable failures to comply with standards.
British Dictionary definitions for unwarrantable

unwarrantable

/ʌnˈwɒrəntəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of vindication or justification
Derived Forms
unwarrantableness, noun
unwarrantably, adverb
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