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

al′ien·a·bil′i·ty n.
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(ˈeɪljənəbəl; ˈeɪlɪə-)
(Law) law (of property) transferable to another owner
ˌalienaˈbility n
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(ˈeɪl yə nə bəl, ˈeɪ li ə-)

adj. Law.
capable of being sold or transferred.
al`ien•a•bil′i•ty, n.
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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"
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adj (Jur) → veräußerlich; landed propertyübertragbar
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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.
Only 15 percent (282,543 ha) of the region's 1.8 million-ha area is alienable and disposable because the forestry code prohibits lands with 18-percent slopes from being inhabited and developed.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is bringing its land titling operations down to the barangay level by accepting applications for titling of public alienable and disposable lands.
To provide a more accessible and transparent public land titling, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is bringing operations down to the villages to accept applications for titling of public alienable and disposable lands.
There exists, too, alienable rights or the possession of goods that are capable of being transferred: products and services that can be bought, sold or traded.
The purpose of joining the suit according to him is to seek redress and enforce the alienable rights of association and allow traditionalists represent their religious beliefs through adornment in the school which is the same rights being sought to be enforced by the Muslim Parents forum.
The United Bagobo Tagabawa (UBT) has acquired a Certification of Non-Overlap (CNO) after it was established that its claimed land has not overlapped with any titled or/and registered property within the alienable and disposable areas.
LMB is a staff bureau of the DENR responsible for administering, surveying, managing and disposing alienable and disposable lands.
'This right of occupancy is hereditary; but it is not alienable either by sale or mortgage.' It would be 'dangerous' not to impose this curb; else 'whole villages' would be sold for paltry sums.
Ironically, despite a lapse of 66 years, Kashmiris are still struggling and sacrificing to achieve their alienable right under the UN resolutions for plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir.
By contrast, corporate shares are freely alienable absent shareholder-imposed restrictions, and the voting rights that come with being a shareholder follow the shares.