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buyable Line breaks: buy|able
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəb(ə)l/

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Definition of buyable in English:


1Able to be bought; on sale: these banned sweets are still buyable in markets
More example sentences
  • Clothing worn by characters will be buyable through the TV interface.
  • The buyable figurines come in three sizes - extra large, large and medium.
  • eBay is the only place where the product is easily buyable.
2Susceptible to bribery: you’re saying that the leaders of other nations are buyable
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  • Bureaucrats and lackeys of government ministries are just as likely to be buyable.
  • Or do we simply have the most buyable politicians?
  • By doing so they will send a message saying British Law is not as bendable/buyable/corruptible as they seem to think it is.

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