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 (kŏg′nĭ-zə-bəl, kŏg-nī′-)
1. Knowable or perceivable.
2. Law Capable of being tried before a particular court.

cog′ni·za·bly adv.
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(ˈkɒɡnɪzəbəl; ˈkɒnɪ-) or


1. perceptible
2. (Law) law susceptible to the jurisdiction of a court
ˈcognizably, ˈcognisably adv
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(ˈkɒg nə zə bəl, ˈkɒn ə-, kɒgˈnaɪ-)

1. capable of being perceived or known.
2. being within the jurisdiction of a court.
[1670–80; cogniz (ance) + -able]
cog′ni•za•bly, adv.
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Adj.1.cognizable - capable of being known
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