unchargeable









unchargeable


adjective

  1. that may or should be charged: chargeable duty.
  2. liable to be accused or held responsible; indictable: He was held chargeable for the theft.
  3. liable to become a charge on the public.

adjective

  1. charged or liable to be charged
  2. liable to result in a legal charge

adj.late 15c., “burdensome,” from charge (v.) + -able. Sense of “subject to a tax or payment” is from 1610s; that of “liable to be made an expense” is from 1640s; that of “liable to be charged” (with an offense, etc.) is from 1660s.

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