indictable

[ in-dahy-tuh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈdaɪ tə bəl /

adjective

liable to being indicted, as a person.
making a person liable to indictment, as an offense.

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Origin of indictable

First recorded in 1700–10; indict + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM indictable

in·dict·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·dict·a·bly, adverbnon·in·dict·a·ble, adjectiveun·in·dict·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-indictable

indictable
/ (ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl) /

adjective criminal law

(of a person) liable to be indicted
(of a crime) that makes a person liable to be indicted

Derived forms of indictable

indictably, adverb
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