[ni-goh-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l]
- 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.
- negotiables, negotiable bonds, stocks, etc.
Origin of negotiable
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- able to be negotiated
- (of a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc) legally transferable in title from one party to another
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Word Origin and History for nonnegotiable
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