judicable

[joo-di-kuh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being or liable to be judged or tried.

Nearby words

  1. judgment debt,
  2. judgment note,
  3. judgment of paris,
  4. judgmental,
  5. judgy,
  6. judicare,
  7. judication,
  8. judicative,
  9. judicator,
  10. judicatory

Origin of judicable

1640–50; < Late Latin jūdicābilis, equivalent to jūdic(āre) to judge + -ābilis -able

Related formsnon·ju·di·ca·ble, adjectiveun·ju·di·ca·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for judicable

judicable

adjective

capable of being judged, esp in a court of law
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Word Origin and History for judicable

judicable

adj.

1640s, from Late Latin iudicabilis, from iudicare "to judge," which is related to iudicem (see judge (v.)).

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