nontransferable

adjective
non·​trans·​fer·​able | \ ˌnän-tran(t)s-ˈfər-ə-bəl How to pronounce nontransferable (audio) \
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 How to pronounce nontransferability (audio) \ noun
… the nontransferability of such rights from one owner to another. — Paul Bartels

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Seats are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. SFChronicle.com, "‘Official Secrets’," 25 July 2019 Passes are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Uncle Drew’," 13 June 2018 Passes are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Uncle Drew’," 13 June 2018 The permit is nontransferable — the buyer couldn’t give it to a friend for the weekend — but only one permit is needed per family, as long as the family is traveling together across trust land. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska Mental Health Trust considers $500 land-use fee for snowmachining," 18 June 2019 Passes are limited, nontransferable and ONLY available to active San Francisco Chronicle members. San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Uncle Drew’," 13 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of nontransferable

1838, in the meaning defined above

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