of or relating to selling or buying: marketable values; marketable areas.
- mar·ket·a·bil·i·ty, mar·ket·a·ble·ness, noun
- mar·ket·a·bly, adverb
- non·mar·ket·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·mar·ket·a·ble, adjective, noun
- un·mar·ket·a·ble, adjective
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How to use marketable in a sentence
For those who grow up around upper-middle-class office jargon, the jump from regular person to marketable online celebrity is a bit more natural, and that divide can be felt along racial lines.
If you can create across several apps, that makes you more marketable.‘Brands are relying on influencers’: Why Instagram is starting its first training week for creators | Erika Wheless | June 8, 2021 | Digiday
The problem is that this utopia of creating that perfect ABM strategy doesn’t exist if the data provided from these platforms isn’t marketable or the accounts aren’t ready to engage.
Without a trace of self-pity, she explains that she just didn’t think that what she had going on was “marketable,” motioning to her body.Hollywood typically depicts Native American stories as sad and one-note. The ‘Rutherford Falls’ creators had other ideas. | Valentina Valentini | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
It also helps you ensure compliance with privacy policies and provides the capability to ensure your data is complete and marketable.
Spirituality, after all, is not as marketable as sex appeal, so maybe the media-savvy McCarthy is exposing a true vulnerability.
Since then, blogging has become much less personal and a lot more marketable.Tavi Gevinson: From Teen Fashion Queen to Broadway Star | Arabelle Sicardi | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The inexperienced Maréchal–Le Pen is poised to be the junior, if more marketable, face in the National Front's legislative duo.Monsieur Power Broker: François Hollande’s ‘Grand Slam’ Victory | Tracy McNicoll | June 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Wible puts it, “complex storylines”—plot arcs “spread out over many comics”—have to be distilled down to marketable basics.Green Lantern Going Gay to Help Boost Stagnant Comic Book Business | Alex Klein | June 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Once you make others your subject, and their suffering a marketable tool, you are no longer concerned about them but yourself.Ishmael Beah Says ‘Kony 2012’ Simplistic and Unrealistic | | April 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Poverty had been good to her; it had put her woman's talent to the test, justifying its existence, proving it a marketable thing.The Creators | May Sinclair
In 1899 it was proposed to sell all the marketable timber on this tract, and an offer of $3,000.00 was obtained.
We know that vice, like every other marketable commodity, will be offered for sale in all great public assemblages.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2) | Timothy East
Every superadded accomplishment is put on with the distinct understanding that its sole use is to make the goods more marketable.Duffels | Edward Eggleston
Ladies, with the smallest means at their command, reared marketable chickens, and sold their own marmalade and cakes.Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for marketable
(of commodities, assets, etc)
being in good demand; saleable
suitable for sale
of or relating to buying or selling on a market: marketable value
- marketability or marketableness, noun
- marketably, adverb
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