Part of speech: adjective

Salable; in demand.

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Usage examples "marketable":

  1. He knows the uses of the whole complicated operations; and he sees at a glance, and can tell in a moment, how each in its turn contributes to the great object of all,- the production of a good and marketable cloth. - "A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education", James Gall.
  2. So long as labor was marketable, so long they could resist oppression, while on the other hand, the proprietor, for his own interest's sake, would be compelled to deal fairly with them." - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  3. It also might have occurred to one of them that such property would have a marketable value, and could be disposed of at a high price to some collector of literary curiosities; but Symmes did not even ask to be remunerated for the portion that he contributed to the Portland Transcript. - "The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne", Frank Preston Stearns.