Collectable ; collectible

Collectable ; collectible
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  • collectable — collectable, collectible Fowler (1926) said that the first is better, and this is still true. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • collectible — collectable, collectible Fowler (1926) said that the first is better, and this is still true. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • collectible — col‧lect‧i‧ble [kəˈlektbl] noun [countable] a valuable object bought as an investment: • diamonds, stamps, and other collectibles * * * collectible UK US (also collectable) /kəˈlektəbl/ noun [C, usually plural] ► an object that people collect… …   Financial and business terms

  • collectable — (also collectible) ► ADJECTIVE 1) worth collecting; of interest to a collector. 2) able to be collected. ► NOUN ▪ an item valued and sought by collectors. DERIVATIVES collectability noun …   English terms dictionary

  • collectible — (adj.) also collectable, 1650s, that may be collected, from COLLECT (Cf. collect) + ABLE (Cf. able). Meaning sought after by collectors of relics, souveniers, etc. is recorded from 1888 …   Etymology dictionary

  • collectible — or collectable [kə lek′tə bəl] adj. 1. that can be collected 2. suitable or desirable for collecting, as by a hobbyist n. any of a class of old things, but not antiques, that people collect as a hobby, specif. a thing of no great intrinsic value …   English World dictionary

  • collectible, collectable —    An object of a type that is valued or sought after by collectors. This term is used less with high art than it is with crafts, memorabilia, and other objects that are becoming rarer, and were previously little recognized as worthy of… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • collectable — [[t]kəle̱ktəb(ə)l[/t]] collectables also collectible ADJ GRADED A collectable object is one which is valued very highly by collectors because it is rare or beautiful. Visitors will be impressed with the enormous range of collectable objets d art… …   English dictionary

  • collectible — I. adjective or collectable Date: 1660 1. suitable for being collected 2. due for present payment ; payable • collectibility or collectability noun II. noun or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • collectable — I noun things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique) • Syn: ↑collectible • Hypernyms: ↑curio, ↑curiosity, ↑oddity, ↑oddment, ↑peculiarity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • collectable — col|lect|a|ble [kəˈlektəbəl] adj also col|lect|i|ble [ ıbəl] something that is collectable is likely to be bought and kept as part of a group of similar things, especially because it might increase in value >collectable also collectible n ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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