enforceable

[[t]ɪnfɔ͟ː(r)səb(ə)l[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
If something such as a law or agreement is enforceable, it can be enforced.

...the creation of legally enforceable contracts...

This Human Rights Act is enforceable in the ordinary courts.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • enforceable — en·force·able adj: capable of being enforced esp. as legal or valid creditors with enforceable contract rights L. H. Tribe Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. enforceable …   Law dictionary

  • enforceable — UK US /ɪnˈfɔːsəbl̩/ US  / fɔːr / adjective LAW ► an enforceable law, rule, contract, etc. is one that people can be made to obey: »The contract may not be legally enforceable if it is not drawn up correctly …   Financial and business terms

  • Enforceable — En*force a*ble, a. Capable of being enforced. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enforceable — 1580s, from ENFORCE (Cf. enforce) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Enforceability …   Etymology dictionary

  • enforceable — adj. Enforceable is used with these nouns: ↑contract …   Collocations dictionary

  • enforceable — /ɛnˈfɔsəbəl/ (say en fawsuhbuhl), /ən / (say uhn ) adjective 1. able to be enforced. 2. legally binding: an enforceable undertaking. –enforceability, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • enforceable — enforce ► VERB 1) compel compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation). 2) cause to happen by necessity or force. DERIVATIVES enforceable adjective enforced adjective enforcement noun enforcer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enforceable — adjective see enforce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enforceable — See enforceability. * * * …   Universalium

  • enforceable — adjective Capable of being enforced. Ant: unenforceable See Also: enforceability, unenforceability …   Wiktionary

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