from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Offered or suitable for sale; marketable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of saleable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being sold; fit to be sold; finding a ready market.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being sold; purchasable; hence, finding a ready market; in demand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being sold; fit for sale


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  • So let your imagination go; so what if whatever you produce isn't what I'd call salable?

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  • The same Ingersoll, Ontario assembly plant that built the previous Equinox began building so-called salable units about two months ago.


  • At that stage, everything will be done with production equipment and tooling and these are the first so-called salable vehicles.

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  • Don't throw them away even if they aren't "salable".

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  • They tried to get some kind of salable cargo for each one, without depriving themselves of what they needed for themselves.

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  • In the next two to three weeks, General Motors will start building so-called "salable" Volts which will go into the captured test fleet for GM employees to accumulate miles and catch any last minute glitches before the cars enter full production in November.

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  • In order to secure representation, you must first have a salable manuscript (edited and polished to perfection).

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  • For the Union Pacific it figured out to ten square miles of salable land for every mile of track.

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  • Students are the best judges of their teachers whom they see all day five days a week just as customers of any salable item evaluate their satisfaction or disappointment with their purchase.

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  • Both reattributed Velázquez portraits were messed with many decades ago by the renowned London-based art dealer Joseph Duveen, to make them more salable.

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