merchantable

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adjective mer·chant·able \ˈmər-chən-tə-bəl\

Definition of merchantable

  1. :  of commercially acceptable quality :  salable

merchantability

play \ˌmər-chən-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of merchantable in a sentence

  1. <a logging operation that strips an area of all of its trees, only a small percentage of which will yield merchantable timber>

15th Century

First Known Use of merchantable

15th century


MERCHANTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

merchantable

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adjective mer·chant·able \ˈmər-chən-tə-bəl\

Definition of merchantable for English Language Learners

  • law : of good enough quality to be sold


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merchantable

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adjective mer·chant·able \ˈmər-chən-tə-bəl\

Legal Definition of merchantable

  1. :  of commercially acceptable quality :  characterized by fitness for normal use, good quality, and accord with any statements or promises made on the packaging or label <merchantable goods> — see also implied warranty and warranty of merchantability at warranty 2a

merchantability

\ˌmər-chən-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ play noun

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