American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Knowable or perceivable.
- adj. Law Able to be tried before a particular court.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being cognized, known, perceived, or apprehended: as, the causes of many phenomena are not cognizable by the senses.
- Capable of being subjected to judicial examination in a court; within the scope of the jurisdiction; capable of being, or liable to be, heard, tried, and determined.
- Also spelled cognisable.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being known or apprehended.
- adj. Fitted to be a subject of judicial investigation; capable of being judicially heard and determined.
- adj. capable of being known
“But in order for this potential problem to be "cognizable" [our translation: "covered"] under the agency's Open Internet rules, Netflix urges the Commission to clarify what are or are not "managed services" - at present a rather vague category that the FCC added to its NPRM.”
“Quite to the contrary, we have repeatedly left that question unresolved, while expressing considerable doubt that any claim based on alleged ‘actual innocence’ is constitutionally cognizable.”
“If any information resulting from their dissection that was reported on the web resulted in additional losses to Apple, it may be a cognizable claim.”
“My response is that the intervening hostilities have erased that claim much as there is no cognizable German claim on Alsace Lorraine today (nor a British claim on Normandy).”
“Joe R L: Theoretically, if one of these appointees causes, in some way, some individual to suffer some legally cognizable harm, that individual could bring a suit against the appointee, claiming that he was not appointed consistently with the Appointments Clause.”
“Theoretically, if one of these appointees causes, in some way, some individual to suffer some legally cognizable harm, that individual could bring a suit against the appointee, claiming that he was not appointed consistently with the Appointments Clause.”
“I am ecstatic because Kagan wrote to the S.C. in capacity as solicitor general that Absent a specific statutory provision authorizing or precluding judicial review, a contention that the Attorney General was maintaining or disseminating criminal records in violation of law would be cognizable under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 551 et seq.”
“While challenges for cause permit rejection of jurors on a narrowly specified, provable and legally cognizable basis of partiality, the peremptory permits rejection for a real or imagined partiality that is less easily designated or demonstrable.”
“At that point, the police came to the conclusion that he and his supporters would commit a cognizable offense, and there was a risk of breach of peace.”
“You take all the cognizable expected benefits, reduce them to NPV, then add them up.”
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