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Definition of "actionable" []

  • Giving cause for legal action: an actionable statement. (adjective)
  • Relating to or being information that allows a decision to be made or action to be taken. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "actionable" in a sentence
  • "BLITZER: So you would send U.S. troops, Special Operations Forces, others, directly into Pakistan if there were what you call actionable intelligence?"
  • "So the effort here amongst U.S. soldiers really is to determine what is actionable, what they call actionable intelligence, and what is, in fact, non - actionable intelligence."
  • "Was there a sufficient bodies of what we call actionable intelligence out there whether in classified form or other form that Congress would have backed the president had he taken some action at that time prior to 9/11?"