Definition of patentability in US English:

patentability

noun

  • See patent

    • ‘New plant or animal varieties are completely excluded from patentability.’
    • ‘Potential anticancer drugs should be judged on their scientific merit, not on their patentability.’
    • ‘In Europe, a public disclosure is an absolute bar to patentability.’
    • ‘Finally, he felt the Office generally took too tough a stance on patentability.’
    • ‘The fourth option is to put in place additional requirements for patentability.’

Pronunciation

patentability

/ˌpatn(t)əˈbilədē//ˌpætn(t)əˈbɪlədi/