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bankable

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adjective bank·able \ˈbaŋ-kə-bəl\

Simple Definition of bankable

  • : certain to make a profit

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bankable

  1. 1 :  acceptable to or at a bank <bankable currency>

  2. 2 :  sure to bring in a profit <Hollywood's most bankable star — Sidney Sheldon>

bankability play \ˌbaŋ-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

1818

First Known Use of bankable

1818

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