Definition of prosecutable in English:



See prosecute

‘On Tuesday afternoon, a press officer contacted our reporter to say that some of the pictures appeared as though they had been taken from the trackside and that that would amount to trespass, a prosecutable offence.’
  • ‘The possibilities of moral and political embarrassment, to say nothing of the implication of commanding officers in prosecutable actions, are simply too great.’
  • ‘In many instances, the available evidence does not rise to the level of prosecutable action.’
  • ‘The special prosecutor concluded, however, that his actions did not constitute a prosecutable offense.’
  • ‘After all, breaking a window is a prosecutable act under the law regardless of the reason the stone was cast.’