vendible

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vendibilis, from vendere (to sell). Compare vendable.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vendible (comparative more vendible, superlative most vendible)

  1. Salable; able to be bought, sold, or traded.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      But as for the multitude of Sermons ready printed and pil'd up, on every text that is not difficult, our London trading St. Thomas in his vestry, and adde to boot St. Martin, and St. Hugh, have not within their hallow'd limits more vendible ware of all sorts ready made []
    • Francis Bacon
      The regulating of prices of things vendible.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Vendible indicates that something can be sold, whereas marketable signifies that it is proper or fit to be sold, according to regulations and customs.

Noun[edit]

vendible (plural vendibles)

  1. Anything that can be bought and sold.
    • 2008 June 12, “Americans Living in a Material World”, New York Times:
      One thing for sure, with the way the free-market purists have turned everything from political representation to health care to spiritual redemption into mere vendibles, they won’t be pleased with him for pushing this particular line of inquiry.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vendibilis.

Adjective[edit]

vendible m, f (masculine and feminine plural vendibles)

  1. saleable, sellable

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vendibilis.

Adjective[edit]

vendible m, f (plural vendibles)

  1. saleable, sellable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vendibilis.

Adjective[edit]

vendible m, f (plural vendibles)

  1. saleable, sellable

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