/bang"keuh beuhl/, adj.
1. acceptable for processing by a bank: bankable checks and money orders.
2. considered powerful, prestigious, or stable enough to ensure profitability: Without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest.
[1810-20, Amer.; BANK2 + -ABLE]

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