Definition of unmerchantable in English:


Line breaks: un|mer¦chant|able
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈməːtʃ(ə)ntəb(ə)l


Not suitable for purchase or sale: sufficiently serious defects can render even a second-hand car unmerchantable
More example sentences
  • The cargo was not properly cared for and Comaco or those entitled to Comaco's rights have suffered loss in that they paid the agreed price to Reybanpac for merchantable bananas which in fact were unmerchantable.
  • But for the 99 per cent, the 95 per cent or the 90 per cent that never exhibit any defective operation the precautionary principle is something which simply, though reasonable to follow, does not render a product unmerchantable.
  • Yet like most Nova Scotian contractors, New Arch was getting into more mixed-wood stands, as well as stands with more underbrush and unmerchantable stems.

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