cognizable

cognizable
cognizable (Amer.) cog·ni·za·ble || 'kɒgnɪzəbl adj. capable of being known, recognizable, knowable; (Law) able to be tried in a court of law (also cognisable)

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  • cognizable — cog·ni·za·ble / käg nə zə bəl, käg nī / adj 1: capable of being known; specif: capable of being recognized as a group because of a common characteristic (as race or gender) ◇ Systematic exclusion of members of a cognizable group from a jury… …   Law dictionary

  • Cognizable — Cog ni*za*ble (? or ?), a. [F. connaissable, fr. conna[^i]tre to know, L. cognoscere. See Cognition.] 1. Capable of being known or apprehended; as, cognizable causes. [1913 Webster] 2. Fitted to be a subject of judicial investigation; capable of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cognizable — 1670s, capable of being known, also liable to be tried in a given court or jurisdiction, from stem of COGNIZANCE (Cf. cognizance) + ABLE (Cf. able) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cognizable — [käg′ni zə bəl, käg nī′zə bəl; ] occas. [ kän′ə zə bəl] adj. [ COGNIZ(E) + ABLE] 1. that can be known or perceived 2. Law a) within the jurisdiction of a court b) within the jurisdiction of the judicial system …   English World dictionary

  • cognizable — adjective Date: circa 1662 1. capable of being judicially heard and determined < a cognizable claim > 2. capable of being known < cognizable events > • cognizably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cognizable — /ko(g)nazabal/ Capable of being tried or examined before a designated tribunal; within jurisdiction of court or power given to court to adjudicate controversy. Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. v. United Artists Corporation, C.C.A.Del., 113 F.2d 703, 707. In… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizable — /ko(g)nazabal/ Capable of being tried or examined before a designated tribunal; within jurisdiction of court or power given to court to adjudicate controversy. Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. v. United Artists Corporation, C.C.A.Del., 113 F.2d 703, 707. In… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizable in courts of law — index legal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Cognizable offence — A cognizable offence in the criminal justice system of India is one in which the police is empowered to register an FIR, investigate and arrest an accused involved in cognizable crime without a court warrant. As defined in Cr.PC, a non cognizable …   Wikipedia

  • cognizable — cognizably, adv. /kog neuh zeuh beuhl, kon euh , kog nuy /, adj. 1. capable of being perceived or known. 2. being within the jurisdiction of a court. [1670 80; COGNIZ(ANCE) + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

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