from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being negotiable - used especially of a financial instrument.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being negotiable or transferable by indorsement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being negotiable, or transferable by assignment.


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  • One real-estate executive surmised that that kind of negotiability indicated a buyers 'market.

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  • This principle, it would seem, favors recognition in bankruptcy of a purchaser's state law rights to "negotiability" (to use Professor Levitin's shorthand), subject to subordination and disallowance only in "drastic and unusual" circumstances

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  • And, because there is less price negotiability in the lower market, they tend to move quicker in this market.

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  • Problems are meant to be solved, usually with a blend of firmness and negotiability that is devoid of emotion, ideology, or sentimentality.

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  • One way we can discern this is the utter non-negotiability of the interventionist position.

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  • In some states, statutes settled the issue in favor of negotiability.

    A History of American Law

  • In general, the courts, too, with some vacillation, gave these bonds the magic password of negotiability.

    A History of American Law

  • One law stripped the notes and mortgages of negotiability, so that the farmers could raise the defense of fraud, before friendly local juries in foreclosure suits.

    A History of American Law

  • Municipal and corporate bonds were drawn into the orbit of negotiability.

    A History of American Law

  • The law saw to it that a creditor could rely on the validity of a circulating note, provided it conformed on its face to the simple requirements of negotiability.

    A History of American Law


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