Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being claimed or demanded as due: as, wages not claimable after dismissal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being claimed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be claimed

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Examples

  • According to figures released last year the maximum allowance claimable doubled from £47,568 in 1997-98 to £100,205 in 2008-9.

    Margaret Thatcher's £500,000 expenses claim revealed

  • I understand the idea of investment and how you have to outlay money to make money, however without a taxable wage as writer, a course such as this is beyond my reach (and my ‘patron-of-the-arts’ partner) and would not be claimable back as a tax deduction for professional upskilling.

    An expensive hobby « Write Anything

  • It must be observed however that the statement of the revenue in money though usual and in some respects convenient is in reality a fiction, the greatest portion of it being claimable and actually paid in kind ....

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • Some basic furniture, or an allowance towards buying their own furniture, perhaps with extra costs if they wanted a better quality three piece suite, for example being born by their wages, and not claimable on expenses.

    MPs and their second homes. How about this fix?

  • Some basic furniture, or an allowance towards buying their own furniture, perhaps with extra costs if they wanted a better quality three piece suite, for example being born by their wages, and not claimable on expenses.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Indeed, such things as travelling to ones habitual place of work are not claimable as they are assumed to be part of the compensation one receives in salary.

    MPs should be subject to the same rules as the rest of us

  • Indeed, such things as travelling to ones habitual place of work are not claimable as they are assumed to be part of the compensation one receives in salary.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Great Sandy National Park (Fraser Island Section) is not presently listed as claimable under the Act. A network of roads and tracks exist, with approximately 1,000 km of unsealed sand tracks and 44 km of gravel roads, most of which are ungazetted and established originally for forestry purposes.

    Fraser Island, Australia

  • Under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Queensland), land designated as national park may be listed as claimable by the Government.

    Fraser Island, Australia

  • Yet during this prolonged period of low inflation for which Gordon likes to claim credit the maximum amount claimable has risen to £159,720.

    Archive 2008-06-01

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