merchantable
mer·chant·able /'mər-chən-tə-bəl/ adj: of commercially acceptable quality: characterized by fitness for normal use, good quality, and accord with any statements or promises made on the packaging or label
merchantable goods see also implied warranty and warranty of merchantability at warranty 2a
mer·chant·abil·i·ty /ˌmər-chən-tə-'bi-lə-tē/ n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

merchantable
index marketable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


merchantable
adj.
Salable; able to be sold; of the type described and fit for the purpose for which it is sold.
n.
merchantability

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


merchantable
Of a high enough quality to be fit for sale. To be merchantable, an article for sale must be usable for the purpose it is made. It must be of average worth in the marketplace and must not be broken, unworkable, damaged, contaminated, or flawed.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


merchantable
adj. Of goods, that they are fit for sale.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


merchantable
Salable; of quality and type ordinarily acceptable among vendors and buyers.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


merchantable
Salable; of quality and type ordinarily acceptable among vendors and buyers.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

merchantable
adj.
   a product of a high enough quality to make it fit for sale. To be merchantable an article for sale must be usable for the purpose it is made. It must be of average worth (not necessarily special) in the marketplace and must not be broken, unworkable, damaged, contaminated or flawed.
   See also: sale

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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