marketable

adjective mar·ket·able \ ˈmär-kə-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

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

marketability

play \ˌmär-kə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of marketable in a Sentence

  1. an employee with highly marketable skills

  2. realized that the birdhouses he enjoyed making were marketable and began selling them at craft fairs

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First Known Use of marketable

1600


MARKETABLE Defined for English Language Learners

marketable

adjective

Definition of marketable for English Language Learners

  • : able to be sold : wanted by buyers or employers


Law Dictionary

marketable

adjective mar·ket·able \ ˈmär-kə-tə-bəl \

legal Definition of marketable

1 :fit to be offered for sale :being such as may be justly or lawfully sold or bought
  • marketable goods
2 :wanted by buyers
  • marketable securities

marketability

play \ˌmär-kə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


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