negotiable

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adjective ne·go·tia·ble \ni-ˈgō-sh(ē-)ə-bəl\

Definition of negotiable

  1. :  capable of being negotiated: such asa :  transferable from one person to another by being delivered with or without endorsement (see endorse 1d) so that the title passes to the transferee (see transferee 1) negotiable securitiesb :  capable of being traversed, dealt with, or accomplished a difficult but negotiable road some kind of agreement was negotiablec :  open to discussion or dispute The terms of the contract are negotiable. The price was not negotiable.

negotiability

play \ni-ˌgō-sh(ē-)ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of negotiable in a sentence

  1. The terms of the contract are negotiable.

  2. The price was not negotiable.

  3. a rough but negotiable road

1758

First Known Use of negotiable

1758


NEGOTIABLE Defined for English Language Learners

negotiable

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adjective ne·go·tia·ble \ni-ˈgō-sh(ē-)ə-bəl\

Definition of negotiable for English Language Learners

  • : 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


NEGOTIABLE Defined for Kids

negotiable

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adjective ne·go·tia·ble \ni-ˈgō-shə-bəl\

Definition of negotiable for Students

  1. 1 :  able to be discussed in order to reach an agreement a negotiable price

  2. 2 :  able to be successfully dealt with or traveled over negotiable roads


Law Dictionary

negotiable

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adjective ne·go·tia·ble \ni-ˈgō-shə-bəl\

Legal Definition of negotiable

  1. :  capable of being negotiated; especially :  transferable from one party to another by delivery with or without endorsement so that title passes to the transferee negotiable securities a negotiable certificate of deposit — see also negotiable instrument

negotiability

\ni-ˌgō-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ play noun


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