Issuable
Issuable Is"su*a*ble, a. [From {Issue}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Leading to, producing, or relating to, an issue; capable of being made an issue at law. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

2. Lawful or suitable to be issued; as, a writ issuable on these grounds. [1913 Webster]

{Issuable plea} (Law), a plea to the merits, on which the adverse party may take issue and proceed to trial. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • issuable — is·su·able / i shü ə bəl/ adj 1: open to contest, debate, or litigation an issuable fact; also: made on the merits and subject to dispute an issuable plea an issuable defense 2: authorized for issue bonds issuable under the merger terms …   Law dictionary

  • issuable — [ish′o͞o ə bəl] adj. 1. that can issue or be issued 2. that can be disputed, debated, or raised, as an issue at law issuably adv …   English World dictionary

  • issuable — adjective Date: circa 1570 1. open to contest, debate, or litigation 2. authorized for issue < bonds issuable under the merger terms > 3. possible as a result or consequence • issuably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • issuable — adjective a) Leading to, producing, or relating to, an issue; capable of being made an issue at law. b) Lawful or suitable to be issued; as, a writ issuable on these grounds …   Wiktionary

  • issuable — issuably, adv. /ish ooh euh beuhl/, adj. 1. able to be issued or to issue. 2. forthcoming; receivable. 3. Law. admitting of issue being taken. [1560 70; ISSUE + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • issuable — is·su·a·ble || ɪʃuːəbl adj. can be issued; able to be distributed; able to be published; able to be contested, may be brought to litigation; tending to occur as a result …   English contemporary dictionary

  • issuable — is·su·able …   English syllables

  • issuable — is•su•a•ble [[t]ˈɪʃ u ə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) able to be issued or to issue 2) forthcoming; receivable 3) law open to debate or contest; subject to litigation • Etymology: 1560–70 is′su•a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • issuable — /ˈɪʃuəbəl/ (say ishoohuhbuhl) adjective 1. that may be issued or may issue. 2. forthcoming. 3. Law that admits of issue being taken. {issu(e) + able} –issuably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • issuable — Leading or tending to, or producing, an issue; relating to an issue or issues …   Black's law dictionary

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