Etymology
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cognizable (adj.)

1670s, "capable of being known," also "liable to be tried in a given court or jurisdiction," from stem of cognizance (q.v.) + -able. Related: Cognizably; cognizability.

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Definitions of cognizable

cognizable (adj.)
capable of being known;
Synonyms: knowable / cognisable / cognoscible
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