from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of being determined, limited, or fixed: determinable velocities.
- adj. Law Capable of being settled or decided: matters determinable by common law.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Able to be determined or limited
- adj. Able to be decided or settled by law
- n. An attribute of something that is suceptible of determination into various states
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being determined, definitely ascertained, decided upon, or brought to a conclusion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being determined, fixed, or ascertained with certainty; able to be clearly defined or decided upon: as, a determinable quantity; the meaning of Plato's expression is not determinable.
- In law: Subject to premature termination: as, a lease determinable at the option of the lessor.
- Liable to be terminated by a contingency yet uncertain or unknown: as, a determinable fee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being determined or limited or fixed
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In the Meno (74ff), Plato develops the notion of determinable and determinate.
There are no such things as ‘true’ objectively determinable works of art.
The Dodd-Frank law is so vaguely written that, as former top Fed lawyer Michael Bleier points out, 'the overall economic and financial circumstances in which a hypothetical failure will occur are not determinable, even where many aspects of a firm's structure and operations are': Without knowing what caused the distress leading to the 'failure', it will be difficult for a firm to establish that its resolution plan will actually prevent further distress.
The language of the grant was conditional, but not durational, so what we have is a fee simple subject to condition subsequent, and not a fee simple determinable.
A reminder to all — insurance involves sharing financial risk based on objectively determinable factors.
I caution you to realize that neither the first or second true statement means that the Israeli leadership has neither a “Grand Strategy” or a set of determinable goals.
This conveyance appears to be a longwinded fee simple determinable, which are generally valid and enforceable.
There are so many wonders to behold, but your gaze will perhaps first be drawn up to the ceiling, which offers a singular treasure: an herbarium, depicting 578 acribically exact and botanically determinable plants, mostly medicinal, but also decorative plants, painted between 1614 and 1617, when the new nave was vaulted by Lazaro Agostino after a devastating fire in 1610.
Instead he wants to see a framework that is specific, determinable and measurable.
I don't see any merit in doing anything except going with the best determinable count of the November 4th balloting.