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.

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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 …  

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  • enforceable claim — index cause of action Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enforceable in a court of law — index legal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enforceable — adjective see enforce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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