/ˈdʒeɪləbəl/ (say 'jayluhbuhl)

warranting a jail term as punishment: a jailable offence.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jailable — adjective For which one may be jailed …   Wiktionary

  • jail — jailable, adj. jailless, adj. jaillike, adj. /jayl/, n. 1. a prison, esp. one for the detention of persons awaiting trial or convicted of minor offenses. v.t. 2. to take into or hold in lawful custody; imprison. Also, Brit., gaol. [1225 75; ME… …   Universalium

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