See colorability.

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  • Colorably — Colorable Col or*a*ble, a. Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice. Colorable pretense for infidelity. Bp. Stillingfleet. {Col or*a*ble*ness}, n. {Col or*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Colorable and subtle crimes, that seldom… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colorably — adverb see colorable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colorably — adverb In a colorable manner …   Wiktionary

  • colorably — adv. in a colorable way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • colorably — col·or·a·bly …   English syllables

  • colorably — adverb see colorable …   Useful english dictionary

  • colorable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. seemingly valid or genuine < a colorable claim in law > 2. intended to deceive ; counterfeit < colorable and false pretenses > • colorably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colorable — colorability, colorableness, n. colorably, adv. /kul euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being colored. 2. seemingly valid, true, or genuine; plausible. 3. pretended; deceptive. [1400 50; late ME; see COLOR, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • consent search — A search made by police after the subject of the search has consented; such consent, if freely and intelligently given, will validate a warrantless search. Washington v. Chrisman, 455 U.S. 1, 102 S.Ct. 812. Consent is not freely and voluntarily… …   Black's law dictionary

  • colorable — [kul′ər ə bəl] adj. [LL colorabilis] 1. capable of being colored 2. apparently valid, but actually specious colorably adv …   English World dictionary

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