collectable

[[t]kəle̱ktəb(ə)l[/t]]
collectables
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 on offer...

Many of these cushions have survived and are very collectible.

N-COUNT: usu pl
Collectables are collectable objects.

Jane Pollock Antiques deals in silver and small collectables.


English dictionary. 2008.

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