Definition of pleadable in English:

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pleadable

Pronunciation: /ˈplēdəbəl/

adjective

Law
Able to be offered as a formal plea in court.
Example sentences
  • The judge considered that it was a pleadable defence that the plaintiffs, knowing of the danger to their property, by word or deed, had shown their willingness to accept that danger.
  • Is this proceeding now a pending proceeding, in which case it is pleadable in abatement, or a final judgment?
  • An adjudication of a claim in bankruptcy is pleadable as res judicata in another court.

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Syllabification: plead·a·ble

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