Indictable
Indictable In*dict"a*ble, a. Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense. [1913 Webster]

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  • indictable — in·dict·able /in dī tə bəl/ adj: making one liable to indictment an indictable offense Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. indictable …   Law dictionary

  • indictable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an offence) chargeable as a serious crime and warranting a trial by jury …   English terms dictionary

  • indictable — [in dīt′ə bəl] adj. [ME enditable] 1. that should be indicted 2. making indictment possible, as an offense …   English World dictionary

  • indictable — indict in‧dict [ɪnˈdaɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] especially AmE LAW to officially charge someone with a criminal offence: indict somebody for something • 21 currency traders have been indicted for illegal trading practices. indictable …   Financial and business terms

  • indictable — adjective Date: circa 1706 1. subject to being indicted ; liable to indictment 2. making one liable to indictment < an indictable offense > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indictable — adj. Indictable is used with these nouns: ↑offence …   Collocations dictionary

  • indictable — in|dict|a|ble [ınˈdaıtəbəl] adj law especially AmE an indictable offence is one for which you can be indicted …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • indictable — in|dict|a|ble [ ın daıtəbl ] adjective LEGAL an indictable offense is one for which you can be officially accused and brought to a court for trial …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • indictable — adjective law especially AmE an indictable offence is one for which you can be indicted …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • indictable — UK [ɪnˈdaɪtəb(ə)l] / US adjective legal an indictable offence is one for which you can be officially accused and brought to a court for trial …   English dictionary

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