Definition for RE-DEEM'A-BLE


  1. That may be redeemed; capable of redemption.
  2. That may be purchased or paid for in gold and silver, and brought into the possession of government or the original promises. The capital of the debt of the United States may be considered in the light of an annuity redeemable at the pleasure of the government. – Hamilton.

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