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

Full Definition of NEGOTIABLE

:  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

  1. The terms of the contract are negotiable.
  2. The price was not negotiable.
  3. a rough but negotiable road

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