marketable

[ mahr-ki-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪ tə bəl /

adjective

readily salable.
of or relating to selling or buying: marketable values; marketable areas.

Origin of marketable

First recorded in 1590–1600; market + -able
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British Dictionary definitions for marketability

marketable

/ (ˈmɑːkɪtəbəl) /

adjective

(of commodities, assets, etc)
  1. being in good demand; saleable
  2. suitable for sale
of or relating to buying or selling on a marketmarketable value
Derived Formsmarketability or marketableness, nounmarketably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for marketability

marketable


adj.

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

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