adjective see plead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pleadable — Plead a*ble, a. Capable of being pleaded; capable of being alleged in proof, defense, or vindication; as, a right or privilege pleadable at law. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleadable — /plee deuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being pleaded, as a case in court. [1250 1300; ME < AF pledable. See PLEAD, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pleadable — adjective That may be pleaded …   Wiktionary

  • pleadable — plɪːdÉ™bl adj. arguable, can be plead, can be alleged (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pleadable — plead·able …   English syllables

  • pleadable — /ˈplidəbəl/ (say pleeduhbuhl) adjective capable of being pleaded …   Australian English dictionary

  • pleadable — ˈplēdəbəl adjective Etymology: Middle English pledable, from Old French pleidable, plaidable, from pleidier, plaidier to plead more at plead : able to be pleaded : capable of being lawfully maintained or of being alleged in defense, excuse, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • placitabile — Pleadable; capable of being pleaded …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • plead — verb (pleaded or pled; also plead; pleading) Etymology: Middle English pleden, plaiden, from Anglo French plaider, pleder, from plai plea Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to argue a case or cause in a court of law 2. a. to make …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pleadingly — See pleadable. * * * …   Universalium

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