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marketable

[mahr-ki-tuh-buh l] /ˈmɑr kɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
readily salable.
2.
of or relating to selling or buying:
marketable values; marketable areas.
Origin of marketable
1590-1600
1590-1600; market + -able
Related forms
marketability, marketableness, noun
marketably, adverb
nonmarketability, noun
nonmarketable, adjective, noun
unmarketable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unmarketable

marketable

/ˈmɑːkɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of commodities, assets, etc)
  1. being in good demand; saleable
  2. suitable for sale
2.
of or relating to buying or selling on a market: marketable value
Derived Forms
marketability, marketableness, noun
marketably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unmarketable

marketable

adj.

c.1600, from market + -able. Related: Marketably; marketability.

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