merchantable quality
a now obsolete implied term that applied in contacts of sale. See quality.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • merchantable quality — See merchantable …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • merchantable quality — An implied condition respecting the state of goods sold in the course of business. Such goods should be as fit for their ordinary purpose as it is reasonable to expect, taking into account any description applied to them, the price (if relevant) …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • merchantable — mer‧chant‧a‧ble [ˈmɜːtʆntəbl ǁ ˈmɜːr ] adjective LAW good enough to be sold: • The furniture is badly scratched, and thus not of merchantable quality. * * * merchantable UK US /ˈmɜːtʃəntəbl/ adjective ► LAW, COMMERCE in a suitable condition to… …   Financial and business terms

  • merchantable — Of good quality and salable, but not necessarily the best. Anno: 21 ALR 368; 46 Am J1st Sales § 149. Being at least of medium quality, of such quality as to bring the average price for goods of a similar kind. 46 Am J1st Sales § 149. The term… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • merchantable — mer|chant|a|ble [ˈmə:tʃəntəbəl US ˈmə:r ] adj of merchantable quality law in a suitable condition to be sold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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… …   Law dictionary

  • merchantable — /marchantabal/ Goods, to be merchantable, must be fit for the ordinary purposes for which such goods are to be used, Consolidated Supply Co. v. Babbitt, 96 Idaho 636, 534 P.2d 466, 468, and conform to any promises or affirmations of fact made on… …   Black's law dictionary

  • merchantable — adjective Date: 15th century of commercially acceptable quality ; salable • merchantability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • merchantable cod — split, salted and dried cod of a quality suitable for sale as opposed to refuse cod, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • merchantable — / mɜ:tʃəntəb(ə)l/ adjective of good enough quality for sale and use …   Marketing dictionary in english

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