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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.
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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
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(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.
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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"
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[ˈbæŋkəbl] ADJ [idea] → válido, valedero; [person] → taquillero
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adj cheque etceinzahlbar; a very bankable film star (fig inf)ein Filmstar, der viel Geld einbringt
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The move comes as Gulf Mining Group prepares to wrap up a bankable feasibility study imperative to the goal of securing the necessary funding for the estimated $300 million project, according to the company's vice chairman Mohammed Yahya Al Shabibi, added the Oman Daily Observer report.
Duarte noted that EBRD will be ready to look at bankable projects across a variety of sectors with focus on diversification of economy.
The Missoula, Montana-based company will use the money to help finance businesses that are "nearly bankable," said Dave Glaser, president and CEO.
Take the Lagos-Abidjan corridor -- our role is to support ECOWAS in building a specialised entity, which will manage the corridor, facilitate the way its go- ing to work by providing expertise, and linking them to potential financiers, particularly in the private sector." If that role seems diminished compared to the aspira- tional initial goals of NEPAD, it's because results-based implementation focused on bankable projects has sup- planted the utopianism of one-stop schemes to guide Africa's development.
If that role seems diminished compared to the aspirational initial goals of NEPAD, it's because results-based implementation focused on bankable projects has supplanted the utopianism of one-stop schemes to guide Africa's development.
According to a statement, sixty bankable smart green city projects worth $1.1 billion will be delivered by GGGI to this initiative over the next three years.