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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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saleable

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

salable

/ˈseɪləbəl/
adjective
1.
the US spelling of saleable
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Word Origin and History for saleable
adj.

also salable, 1520s, from sale + -able. Related: Salability; saleability.

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