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  • s  capable of being ascertained or found out
    ascertainable facts

  • It could find "ascertainable" profits of only $216,000.
  • As the winter advances, the temptation becomes constantly stronger to predict the reaching of an ascertainable turning point in business expansion.
  • The guess is not what their condition is at the moment, for that is always ascertainable, but what it will be later in the day when they make their semiweekly reports to the .

  • Martin Amis in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    If, in your 1,000-year history, you've never had any trust in your government, then the conspiracy theory is all you've got,Amis says. "Rumor takes the place of ascertainable truth. As (the narrator) says, all you know for sure is things...
  • Hugo Black in Wall Street Journal
    In holding the law unconstitutional, Justice Hugo Black wrote that "legislative acts, no matter what their form, that apply either to named individuals or to easily ascertainable members of a group in such a way as to inflict punishment on them...

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