actionable

[ ak-shuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈæk ʃə nə bəl /

adjective

furnishing ground for a lawsuit.
liable to a lawsuit.
ready to go or be put into action; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer.

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Origin of actionable

First recorded in 1585–95; action + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM actionable

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British Dictionary definitions for actionability

actionable
/ (ˈækʃənəbəl) /

adjective

law affording grounds for legal action

Derived forms of actionable

actionably, adverb
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