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also vend·a·ble  (vĕn′də-bəl)
1. Suitable or fit for sale; salable: vendible items of food.
2. Obsolete Venal.
Something that can be sold.
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(ˈvɛndəbəl) or


1. (Commerce) saleable or marketable
2. obsolete venal
(usually plural) rare a saleable object
ˌvendiˈbility, ˈvendibleness n
ˈvendibly adv
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(ˈvɛn də bəl)

capable of being vended; salable.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vendible - fit to be offered for salevendible - fit to be offered for sale; "marketable produce"
salable, saleable - capable of being sold; fit for sale; "saleable at a low price"
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adj (Comm) → verkäuflich
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References in classic literature ?
In being compelled to labor, not for himself, but for a master; in being vendible by one master to another master; and in being subject at all times to be restrained in his liberty and chastised in his body, by the capricious will of another -- the slave may appear to be degraded from the human rank, and classed with those irrational animals which fall under the legal denomination of property.
To which purpose serveth the opening, and well-balancing of trade; the cherishing of manufactures; the banishing of idleness; the repressing of waste, and excess, by sumptuary laws; the improvement and husbanding of the soil; the regulating of prices of things vendible; the moderating of taxes and tributes; and the like.
You were a part of the trade of your home, and were bought and sold like any other vendible thing your people dealt in.'
Asi pues, desde que fue hecho el primer remate en 1604, el cargo de Correo Mayor de Nueva Espana adquirio la categoria de "vendible y renunciable".
First, the capitalist production of vendible commodities on markets was not the only factor driving the transformation of labour into a commodity--the work necessary to construct and reproduce empires was too, although here the commodification of constructive labour did not result from market but from interstate competition and colonial defence imperatives.