Origin of transaction
Examples from the Web for transactional
That's the point of transactional politicians; they do transactions.
But, over time, it reduces our communications to their most basic and transactional.Wired Executives Find that Disconnecting Can Help Spur Creativity|Beth Comstock|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Politics is often transactional in just this way, especially on issues of spending.Fiscal Cliff Vote Fails Due to Republican Theology on Taxes|Daniel Gross|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These contracts are transactional contracts, meaning they are amendable based on changes in program participation.
He is pragmatic and transactional, doing whatever is needed to solve the problem at hand.The Anti-Reagan: Even A Hologram Of The Gipper Overshadows Mitt Romney|Will Marshall|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for transactional
Word Origin and History for transactional
mid-15c., "the adjustment of a dispute, a negotiated agreement," from Middle French transaction, from Latin transactionem (nominative transactio) "an agreement, accomplishment," from past participle stem of transigere "accomplish, drive or carry through," from trans- "through" + agere "to drive" (see act). Meaning "a piece of business" is attested from 1640s.