Meaning of “actionable” in the English Dictionary

"actionable" in British English

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actionableadjective

uk /ˈæk.ʃən.ə.bəl/ us /ˈæk.ʃən.ə.bəl/ specialized

If something is actionable, it gives someone a good reason for accusing someone in a law court:

She denies that her company has been involved in any actionable activity.

(Definition of “actionable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"actionable" in Business English

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actionableadjective

uk /ˈækʃənəbl/ us

LAW giving someone a good reason for accusing someone else in a court of law:

actionable in/under sth His failure to deliver the work would surely be actionable under law as a breach of contract.

able to be used as a reason for doing something:

(Definition of “actionable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)