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salable

or saleable

[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.
Origin of salable
1520-1530
1520-30; sale + -able
Related forms
salability, saleability, noun
salably, saleably, adverb
nonsalability, nonsaleability, noun
nonsalable, nonsaleable, adjective
nonsalably, nonsaleably, adverb
unsalability, unsaleability, noun
unsalable, unsaleable, adjective
unsalably, unsaleably, adverb
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  • They will lessen the saleability of many rights which might otherwise be available as banking collateral.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • As objects other than money gain in saleability, they tend to gain in value, also.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • In general, items of wealth tend to gain in value as they gain in saleability—though not in any definite proportion.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • They are the merchants of the departments; accountable for the saleability of their stock.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • Commodities will vary indefinitely in the extent of their saleability.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • The answer to the first question rests primarily in the fact that there are differences in the saleability of goods.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • The whole of the value embodied in a share of stock has not the certainty and saleability which a banker wishes for his assets.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Further, anything which has more than ordinary saleability may be used as a substitute, in one or another capacity.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • "Power in exchange" is a function of two factors, value and saleability.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Additional saleability—or an increase in the qualities that make for saleability—could make no difference.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for saleability

salable

/ˈseɪləbəl/
adjective
1.
the US spelling of saleable
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