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cognizable

[kog-nuh-zuh-buh l, kon-uh-, kog-nahy-] /ˈkɒg nə zə bəl, ˈkɒn ə-, kɒgˈnaɪ-/
adjective
1.
capable of being perceived or known.
2.
being within the jurisdiction of a court.
Origin of cognizable
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80; cogniz(ance) + -able
Related forms
cognizably, adverb
noncognizable, adjective
noncognizably, adverb
precognizable, adjective
uncognizable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-cognizable

cognizable

/ˈkɒɡnɪzəbəl; ˈkɒnɪ-/
adjective
1.
perceptible
2.
(law) susceptible to the jurisdiction of a court
Derived Forms
cognizably, cognisably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-cognizable

cognizable

adj.

1670s, "capable of being known," also "liable to be tried in a given court or jurisdiction," from stem of cognizance + -able.

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