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merchantable

[ mur-chuhn-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈmɜr tʃən tə bəl /
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adjective Chiefly Law.

marketable: merchantable war-surplus goods.

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Origin of merchantable

1475–85; earlier marchandabull.See merchant, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM merchantable

mer·chant·a·ble·ness, nounun·mer·chant·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for merchantable

merchantable
/ (ˈmɜːtʃəntəbəl) /

adjective

suitable for trading
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