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cognizable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Fitted  to  be  a  subject  of  judicial  investigation;  capable 
  of  being  judicially  heard  and  determined. 
 
  Cognizable  both  in  the  ecclesiastical  and  secular 
  courts.  --Ayliffe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cognizable 
  adj  :  capable  of  being  known  [syn:  {cognisable},  {knowable}] 




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