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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcollectablecol‧lect‧a‧ble /kəˈlektəbəl/ (also collectible /-əbəl/) adjective  COLLECTsomething that is collectable is likely to be bought and kept as part of a group of similar things, especially because it might increase in valuecollectable noun [countable] shops selling antiques and collectables
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collectableRupert Bear annuals are arguably the most collectable.Sir George said that arrears represented 8.5 percent of the total rent collectable in the 1990/91 financial year.She emphasised that everything becomes collectable in time, particularly when its history and date of manufacture can be authenticated.Nearly all the collectable money is now in; only a small number of diehards continue to withhold cash.Plus collectable ranges of Tribal and Village needlework, embroidery and silk from all over the world.Would there be anything collectable there, I wondered.Along with the new millennium, comes another decade of collectable toys.
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