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saleable Line breaks: sale|able
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪləb(ə)l/
(US also salable)

Definition of saleable in English:


Fit or able to be sold: their leading scorer is another highly saleable asset the publicity made his work more saleable
More example sentences
  • According to one leading industry source, the best prospect for Glanbia now is to sell off its saleable assets as soon as possible and revert to the co-operative status.
  • It would be nice to have the players we've had this season as your own, not only to work with but also so you have saleable assets.
  • In a bid to raise revenue for the exchequer, from the sale of State owned properties the Government has initiated studies to identify potential saleable assets around the country.


Pronunciation: /seɪləˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • Gershwin never wanted to publish the work, although he did hand out private copies to string-playing friends, and because of Gershwin's name and saleability, someone finally did publish it.
  • Well, saleability's very important - for instance if it's a fantastic company but it has never had an exposure in London - but if it's good enough we'll do it.
  • There was little, for instance, that could be done about local house prices and house saleability.
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