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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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Stanard, 42 N.Y.2d 74, 84 (1977) ("Where the defense seeks to question a prosecution witness about his identity, address and occupation, such questions must be permitted absent a showing that a cognizably valid interest of the State or the witness is involved..."); People v.
or cognizably more sophistication than a trained though not practicing

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