nontransferable

adjective
non·​trans·​fer·​able | \ˌnän-tran(t)s-ˈfər-ə-bəl \
variants: or less commonly nontransferrable

Definition of nontransferable 

: not capable of being transferred : not transferable a nontransferable license The tickets are nontransferable.

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nontransferability \ ˌnän-​(ˌ)tran(t)s-​ˌfər-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun
… the nontransferability of such rights from one owner to another. — Paul Bartels

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Passes are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Uncle Drew’," 13 June 2018 The report lists some possible remedies: making tickets nontransferable, to essentially kill the secondary market; capping prices on resales; and improving the disclosure of fees. David Dayen, The New Republic, "The Ticket Monopoly Is Worse Than Ever (Thanks, Obama)," 15 May 2018 Passes are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "Tour of the San Francisco Chronicle Printing Presses," 23 May 2018 But these can be difficult to enforce, and in the case of nontransferable tickets, incredibly inconvenient. David Dayen, The New Republic, "The Ticket Monopoly Is Worse Than Ever (Thanks, Obama)," 15 May 2018 Tickets are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "MTT Conducts Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov: A Semi-Staged Event," 11 May 2018 Note: Spaces are limited, nontransferable, and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "San Francisco Chronicle newsroom tour," 25 Apr. 2018 Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Denisa Protani, baltimoresun.com, "Enter for a chance to win a trip for 4 to Universal Orlando Resort," 10 Apr. 2018 Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Denisa Protani, baltimoresun.com, "Enter for a chance to win a trip for 4 to Universal Orlando Resort," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nontransferable

1838, in the meaning defined above

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