cognisable cognisable


  • (adj) capable of being known



  1. "Capitation fee charged by any institute will be a cognisable offence. People will be prosecuted without fear and favour," Sibal said.
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Economic Times

  2. "There was neither an FIR nor a non-cognisable offence registered against him with the police. How did my son become a member of the Abu Salem gang overnight? Had he planned to demand crores of rupees from film personalities, the police would not...
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Aamir Khan Source: Times of India

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /