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 (ăl′yə-nə-bəl, ā′lē-ə-)
Transferrable to the ownership of another.

al′ien·a·bil′i·ty n.


(ˈeɪljənəbəl; ˈeɪlɪə-)
(Law) law (of property) transferable to another owner
ˌalienaˈbility n


(ˈeɪl yə nə bəl, ˈeɪ li ə-)

adj. Law.
capable of being sold or transferred.
al`ien•a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alienable - transferable to another owneralienable - transferable to another owner  
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
inalienable, unalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"


adj (Jur) → veräußerlich; landed propertyübertragbar
References in classic literature ?
There was only a small part of his estate that Sir Walter could dispose of; but had every acre been alienable, it would have made no difference.
Those lands were regarded as private property, and so were alienable as such.
Kendrick, Comment, Alienable Rights and Unalienable Wrongs: Fighting the "War on Terror" Through the Fourth Amendment, 47 How.
The concept of alienable ownership rights in personal data is disturbing, because the opportunities to alienate are ubiquitous.
In the sixteenth century, the word frame did not have as its primary sense, as it does today, the alienable quadrilateral ornament surrounding a painting.
narrative of national identity, indeed that the nation was brought into existence to protect, are argued away for these people, shown to be alienable and contingent.
are articulated through social relationships', such that 'a unit in its constitution is never really alienable from its relations with others', (op cit, 40, emphasis in the original).
The acceptability of the sentences will clearly decline if the accusative denotes an alienable possessum, especially when the verb is not highly transitive.
Re ``The alienable Right; GOP's turn from core principles driving people away''(Their Opinions, May 9):
31) Roosevelt also considers such property rights alienable and would hence award legal parenthood to whomever held the property rights in the raw materials before gestation.
Second, V&Z do not give an explicit account of the semantics that they assume, and no denotations of syntactic nodes are given at all, except for the (rather unusual) denotations of inalienably possessed nominal predicates like 'throat' as gorge(x), as opposed to the alienable counterpart gorge (V&Z 1992: 597).
How can we think through the prohibitive dichotomy that is often made between commercial and non-commercial activities, alienable and inalienable property?