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Able to be offered as a formal plea in court:‘any of the defences pleadable at common law’
- ‘An adjudication of a claim in bankruptcy is pleadable as res judicata in another court.’
- ‘The judge considered that it was a pleadable defence that the plaintiffs, knowing of the danger to their property, by word or deed, had shown their willingness to accept that danger.’
- ‘Is this proceeding now a pending proceeding, in which case it is pleadable in abatement, or a final judgment?’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.