negotiable

[ni-goh-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l]
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adjective

capable of being negotiated: a negotiable salary demand.
(of bills, securities, etc.) transferable by delivery, with or without endorsement, according to the circumstances, the title passing to the transferee.

noun

negotiables, negotiable bonds, stocks, etc.

Origin of negotiable

First recorded in 1750–60; negoti(ate) + -able
Related formsne·go·ti·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ne·go·ti·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ne·go·ti·a·ble, adjectiveun·ne·go·ti·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for non-negotiable

basic, inbred, inviolable, natural, sacrosanct, unassailable, entailed

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British Dictionary definitions for non-negotiable

non-negotiable

adjective

not open to negotiation or discussionthe policy is non-negotiable

negotiable

adjective

able to be negotiated
(of a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc) legally transferable in title from one party to another
Derived Formsnegotiability, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-negotiable

negotiable

adj.

1749, from negotiate + -able, or from French négociable (17c.). Related: Negotiably; negotiability.

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