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  • adv. In an actionable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an actionable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an actionable manner; in a manner that may subject to legal process.


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actionable +‎ -ly


  • Similarly, where the contractor is hired to perform the task according to precise specifications but fails to comply with those specifications, and the contractor's deviation from the government specifications actionably harms a third party, the contractor is not entitled to immunity because, again, the harm was not caused by the government's insistence on a specified manner of performance but rather by the contractor's failure to act in accordance with the government's directives.

    David Isenberg: Veterans 1, KBR 0

  • After complaints about Bono's comments, the FCC declared that a single, nonliteral use of an expletive, or a "fleeting expletive," could be "actionably indecent."

    Court strikes down FCC indecency rules on fleeting f-bombs

  • The FCC declared that a single, nonliteral use of an expletive, or a "fleeting expletive," could be "actionably indecent."

    Court rules against FCC policies on indecency

  • While they lead us to new heights, we obsess over them, deconstruct them and contort their identities into brands that don't remotely reflect a reality to which a young girl with big dreams could actionably aspire with a hint of sincerity.

    Maegan Carberry: Finding a Man's Love in a Man's World

  • Bruce Forsyth made actionably smutty bad jokes, and then the gang – truly, a nice enough mix – got to meet and greet their dancing partners, and then they all danced, actually rather well.

    Strictly Come Dancing: The Ann Widdecombe campaign starts here

  • To all those who express concern that our dear host will be outed should he participate in this radio programme: his “Force” already know who he is, and have had to acknowledge that so far he has done nothing (actionably) inappropriate by his blogging.

    Listen Very Carefully….. I Will Say This Only Once. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • After all, you can group together comments by different speakers that are individually not “severe” and treat them as actionably “pervasive,” since “harassment” need only be “severe” OR “pervasive” to be actionable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Hostile Work Environment” Harassment Case Based Partly on Playing of Radio Show That Discussed Sex:

  • What she did take, feloniously, secretly and actionably, was a portrait of Biancini which had stood on the mantelpiece half-hidden by a fairly large clock.

    Spotted Hemlock

  • "The station failed to take adequate precautions to ensure that no actionably indecent material was broadcast despite its awareness that the interview involved performers who appear nude in order to manipulate and stretch their genitalia," the commission said in the KRON case.

    C - Advertising News

  • Military Law, taking the simplest first, make aspects of what is completely analogous to a corporate "Company Handbook" criminally actionably and places the military's internal discipline regime within the overall legal hierarchy.

    Army Rumour Service


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