marketable


mar·ket·able

adjective \ˈmär-kə-tə-bəl\

: able to be sold : wanted by buyers or employers

Full Definition of MARKETABLE

1
a :  fit to be offered for sale in a market <food that is not marketable>
b :  wanted by purchasers or employers :  salable <marketable securities> <marketable skills>
2
:  of or relating to buying or selling
mar·ket·abil·i·ty \ˌmär-kə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of MARKETABLE

  1. an employee with highly marketable skills
  2. <realized that the birdhouses he enjoyed making were marketable and began selling them at craft fairs>

First Known Use of MARKETABLE

1600

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