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bankable

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/ ˈbæŋ kə bəl /
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adjective
acceptable for processing by a bank: bankable checks and money orders.
considered powerful, prestigious, or stable enough to ensure profitability: Without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest.
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Origin of bankable

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; bank2 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM bankable

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British Dictionary definitions for bankable

bankable
/ (ˈbæŋkəbəl) /

adjective
appropriate for receipt by a bank
dependable or reliablea bankable promise
(esp of a star) likely to ensure the financial success of a film

Derived forms of bankable

bankability, noun
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