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Actionable  adj.  That may be the subject of an action or suit at law; as, to call a man a thief is actionable.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Actionable" Quotes from Famous Books

... has applied to the Lord Chancellor, to inquire whether the word "jackass" is not opprobrious and actionable. His lordship says, "No, decidedly, in this case ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various

... lights'' now depends upon positive enactment alone, and does not require, and ought not to be rested on, any fiction of a "lost grant'' (see EASEMENT.) There has been much difference of judicial opinion as to what constitutes an actionable interference with "ancient lights.'' On the one hand, the test has been prescribed that if an angle of 45 deg. —uninterrupted sky light—was left, the easement was not interfered with, and, while this is not a rule of law, it is a good rough working criterion. On the other hand, ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

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