Cog"ni*za*ble (? ∨ ), a. [F. connaissable, fr. connaitre to know, L. cognoscere. See Cognition.]
Capable of being known or apprehended; as, cognizable causes.
Fitted to be a subject of judicial investigation; capable of being judicially heard and determined.
Cognizable both in the ecclesiastical and secular courts.
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