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[ri-dee-muh-buh l] /rɪˈdi mə bəl/
capable of being redeemed.
that will be redeemed:
bonds redeemable in 10 years.
Also, redemptible
[ri-demp-tuh-buh l] /rɪˈdɛmp tə bəl/ (Show IPA)
1605-15; redeem + -able
Related forms
redeemability, redeemableness, noun
redeemably, adverb
nonredeemable, adjective
nonredemptible, adjective
unredeemable, adjective
unredeemably, adverb Unabridged
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Examples from the web for redeemable
  • Every scholarship athlete should receive a voucher, redeemable at any time, for five years of free education and living expenses.
  • Points are redeemable for cruises, flights, hotels and vacation packages.
  • Each year, scuba divers are invited to search the lake for token that are redeemable for prizes.
  • The free weekend night certificates are redeemable for a free second night during a weekend stay.
  • Additional perks include an on-site pizza parlor and token arcade with redeemable prizes.
  • Closed-end fund shares, on the other hand, generally are not redeemable.
  • Closed-end fund shares generally are not redeemable.
  • Personal property is subject to immediate tax sale upon delinquency and is non-redeemable.
  • Food distribution is made through the issuance of checks redeemable at participating grocery stores.
  • The checks are redeemable for fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers' markets.
British Dictionary definitions for redeemable


adjective (of bonds, shares, etc)
subject to cancellation by repayment at a specified date or under specified conditions
payable in or convertible into cash
Derived Forms
redeemability, noun
redeemably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for redeemable

1610s, from redeem + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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