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1. Acceptable to or at a bank: bankable funds.
2. Guaranteed to bring profit: a bankable movie star.

bank′a·bil′i·ty n.


1. (Banking & Finance) appropriate for receipt by a bank
2. dependable or reliable: a bankable promise.
3. (Film) (esp of a star) likely to ensure the financial success of a film
ˌbankaˈbility n


(ˈbæŋ kə bəl)

1. acceptable for processing by a bank.
2. considered powerful enough to ensure profitability: to hire bankable stars for a film.
[1810–20, Amer.]
bank`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bankable - guaranteed to bring a profit; "without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest"
profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"
2.bankable - acceptable to or at a bankbankable - acceptable to or at a bank; "bankable funds"
acceptable - worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"


[ˈbæŋkəbl] ADJ [idea] → válido, valedero; [person] → taquillero


adj cheque etceinzahlbar; a very bankable film star (fig inf)ein Filmstar, der viel Geld einbringt
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