Definitions

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  • adj. That can be bought.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being bought, or of being obtained for money or other equivalent.

Etymologies

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buy +‎ -able

Examples

  • That includes a recent visit to Kabul by representatives of the most "buyable" Taliban leader, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Popcornhour C-200 is the ideal product for you ... but i think that it will be "buyable"

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • 6 How many of the 22 members of Fifa's executive committee who voted on the destination of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups did the England bid leader Andy Anson estimate were "buyable" in an off-the-record briefing to journalists months before the vote?

    The Guardian World News

  • New York's four-day fair will include panel discussions about building collections and a children's lounge, complete with buyable artwork made for children's rooms.

    At Fair, New Names and Light Wallets

  • "If a turf writer paid attention to a horse like this and just looked at the horse as an individual, and what he has done, I think they would have figured out why he was a buyable force," he said.

    Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

  • With the right connections, everyone is buyable, everything fixable.

    Destiny's Children

  • All this time there was an actual, buyable, readable Castle book and nobody told me?

    Alynda Wheat's Beat Cop: Having fun storming the 'Castle' | EW.com

  • At times it feels like an urban or industrial fairy tale, but the unfortunate and realistically written kids make the story strangely buyable.

    Book Review: Malice | Fandomania

  • Indeed, it is a logical contradiction to argue either that they will not, or that those running the state will not be buyable, since they obviously have something to sell, if only their power and position.

    Bush Slanders Freedom « Antiwar.com Blog

  • After all, we're talking about a man who works in a system that is openly buyable; a system whose engine runs on the fuel of ethically hazy private donation and bribery.

    Will Schwartz: Is it Right To Disapprove of David Paterson?

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