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indictable

[in-dahy-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈdaɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
liable to being indicted, as a person.
2.
making a person liable to indictment, as an offense.
Origin of indictable
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10; indict + -able
Related forms
indictability, noun
indictably, adverb
nonindictable, adjective
unindictable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for indictably

indictable

/ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl/
adjective (criminal law)
1.
(of a person) liable to be indicted
2.
(of a crime) that makes a person liable to be indicted
Derived Forms
indictably, adverb
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