Character 10
Hyphenation ac tion a ble
Pronunciations /ˈæk.ʃə.nə.bəl/

Definitions and meanings of "Actionable"

What do we mean by actionable?

Giving cause for legal action. adjective

Relating to or being information that allows a decision to be made or action to be taken. adjective

Furnishing sufficient ground for an action at law: as, to call a man a thief is actionable.

That may be the subject of an action or suit at law. adjective

Affording grounds for legal action. adjective

Capable of being articulated as an action item or a set of action items. adjective

Affording grounds for legal action adjective

That can be acted on; that can be used as the basis for taking action.

Affording grounds for legal action.

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The word "actionable" in example sentences

BLITZER: So you would send U.S. troops, Special Operations Forces, others, directly into Pakistan if there were what you call actionable intelligence? ❋ Unknown (2007)

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. ❋ Unknown (2007)

It's the problem of what they call actionable intelligence. ❋ Unknown (2004)

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? ❋ Unknown (2004)

And it was a couple of days ago that they started to get what they call actionable intelligence, information about specific places he definitely had been, places he was thought to be now. ❋ Unknown (2003)

SHEPPERD: Well, basically, you're reacting to intelligence, what you call actionable intelligence, people that you believe in. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Now, since the end of the war, military officials at least claim that that has gotten a lot better, that they are now able to weed out the difference between people who are telling them things, for instance, out of revenge or retribution, and people who actually have what they call actionable intelligence, which is credible information timely enough that they can act on. ❋ Unknown (2003)

There's what they call actionable intelligence to which our militaries responded on a quick basis -- is improving. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Now, of course, what we want is what we described as actionable intelligence, real-time intelligence that would allow us to know where bin Laden, where Al Qaeda is at a specific point in time so we can act. ❋ Unknown (2001)

The increase in actionable intelligence that the counterinsurgency produced led to the capture or death of Osama bin Laden, and his chief lieutenants. ❋ Unknown (2008)

And that's our ability to really understand and be able to permeate the culture of the Muslim world sufficiently to gain the kind of intelligence perspective that is real, that they call actionable, but is true. ❋ Unknown (2004)

These sites, with their highly specialized audiences of practitioners who are willing to pay big bucks for any piece of information believed to be "actionable" -- that is, anything they can profit from -- has made the whole idea of counting scoops a more complicated exercise. ❋ Yvette Kantrow (2011)

Let's forget for a moment that the clandestine officer isn't necessarily supposed to KNOW that something is "actionable" -- raw intelligence is just that, raw. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As former intelligence officials we understand that unless intelligence is "actionable" -- accurate, specific, and timely enough to be acted upon with some confidence -- it is ineffective. ❋ Unknown (2009)

However, I realize that the failure of torture to produce genuine evidence -- as opposed to intelligence that, though false, was at least "actionable" -- was exactly what was required by those, like Dick Cheney, ❋ Unknown (2010)

The fundamental difference between then and now is not that torture – when we practice it – is now an effective way to gain actionable intelligence – but that the tools of torture are being wielded by an administration with a President who asserts that it is within his power to declare anyone he wants an “enemy combatant” and to hold them – forever – without charges, without access to lawyers or the courts. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Also, the provisions for certain actionable items may be “authoritarian” but, you might want to try of to think of an explanation that doesn’t just conveniently back your predisposition. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Few people would assert that torture can never produce so called "actionable intelligence." ❋ Craig Martin (2011)

BLITZER: Because they're saying he has provided what is called actionable intelligence. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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