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salable

[sey-luh-buh l] /ˈseɪ lə bəl/
adjective
1.
subject to or suitable for sale; readily sold:
The books were sent back by the store in salable condition.
Also, saleable.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; sale + -able
Related forms
salability, noun
salably, adverb
nonsalability, noun
nonsalable, adjective
nonsalably, adverb
unsalability, noun
unsalable, adjective
unsalably, adverb
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Examples from the web for salable
  • Refining crude oil into salable products is a commodity business.
  • The movement of the future for bio technology is to make many salable finished products from your feedstocks.
  • Their reason for being-and their residents' reason for living within them-was no longer to produce salable goods and services.
  • Typically, several pounds of small fish are needed to produce one pound of salable flesh.
  • Indeed, the difference is so important as to be a highly salable commodity.
  • What used to be called the cold war rhetoric is no longer salable.
  • Confiscation of equipment and salable oil to cover plugging costs.
  • Limited, noncommercial amounts may be collected for free, but larger amounts are salable.
  • Nurseries that grow stock to salable size must be inspected and certified.
  • Normally a foreclosure property will require extensive repairs to become salable.
British Dictionary definitions for salable

salable

/ˈseɪləbəl/
adjective
1.
the US spelling of saleable

saleable

/ˈseɪləbəl/
adjective
1.
fit for selling or capable of being sold
Derived Forms
saleability, saleableness (US) salability, salableness, noun
saleably, (US) salably, adverb
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