marketable
adjective Date: 1600 1. a. fit to be offered for sale in a market <
food that is not marketable
>
b. wanted by purchasers or employers ; salable <
marketable securities
>
<
marketable skills
>
2. of or relating to buying or selling • marketability noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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