ne·go·tia·ble adjective \ni-ˈgō-sh(ē-)ə-bəl\
: able to be discussed and changed before an agreement or decision is made
: able to be successfully traveled over
finance : able to be passed from one person to another in return for something of equal value
: capable of being negotiated: as
a : transferable from one person to another by being delivered with or without endorsement so that the title passes to the transferee <negotiable securities>
b : capable of being traversed, dealt with, or accomplished <a difficult but negotiable road> <negotiable demands>
c : open to discussion or dispute
— ne·go·tia·bil·i·ty \-ˌgō-sh(ē-)ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of NEGOTIABLE
- The terms of the contract are negotiable.
- The price was not negotiable.
- a rough but negotiable road
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