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also col·lect·a·ble  (kə-lĕk′tə-bəl)
1. Worthy of being collected: collectible antique coins.
2. Capable of being collected: a collectible loan.
One of a group or class of objects, such as period glass or historical memorabilia, sought by collectors.
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(kəˈlɛktəbəl) or


(Antiques) (of antiques, objets d'art, etc) of interest to a collector
(Antiques) any object regarded as being of interest to a collector
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collectable - things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)collectable - things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
chachka, tchotchke, tsatske, tshatshke - (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
curio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity, oddity - something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
Adj.1.collectable - subject to or requiring payment especially as specified; "a collectible bill"; "a note payable on demand"; "a check payable to John Doe"
due - owed and payable immediately or on demand; "payment is due"
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