indictable


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in·dict·a·ble

 (ĭn-dī′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being indicted: Evidence suggested that the official was indictable for the crime.
2. Making one liable to indictment: an indictable offense.

indictable

(ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl)
adj
1. (Law) (of a person) liable to be indicted
2. (Law) (of a crime) that makes a person liable to be indicted
inˈdictably adv

in•dict•a•ble

(ɪnˈdaɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. subject to being indicted.
2. making a person liable to indictment: an indictable offense.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indictable - liable to be accused, or cause for such liability; "the suspect was chargeable"; "an indictable offense"
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
Translations

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbl] ADJ indictable offencedelito m procesable

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl] adj [person] → passible de poursuites
indictable offence → délit m tombant sous le coup de la loi

indictable

adj offencestrafbar; personstrafrechtlich verfolgbar

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbl] adj (Law) indictable offencereato perseguibile a norma di legge
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I don't wish to hold out any threats, sir--indeed the law does not allow of threats, for to threaten is an indictable offence--but if ever you do that again, take care you're not sat upon by the coroner and buried in a cross road before you wake.
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Police duly charged Labaye with violating section 210 (1) of the Criminal Code, which provides: "Every one who keeps a common bawdy-house is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.
And, depending on which attorney general is running for office, indictable.
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Draw up a list of all those improprieties that are known to afflict racing and related betting activities and categorise them into undesirable, unacceptable and indictable offences.
While the principle of individual culpability should continue to be important (and therefore ensuring the need for some kind of International Court) the current proposal focuses too narrowly on indictable criminality.
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