Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being discussed in an effort to reach an agreement.
  • adjective Capable of being traveled over or through; passable:
  • adjective Transferable from one person to another.
  • adjective Transferable from one person to another by means of endorsement.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being negotiated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or indorsement to another person.
  • adjective any commercial paper transferable by sale or delivery and indorsement, as bills of exchange, drafts, checks, and promissory notes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of an obstacle, route etc Able to be traversed.
  • adjective law, finance Able to be transferred to another person, with or without endorsement
  • adjective Open to negotiation or bargaining.
  • noun Something that is open to negotiation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective legally transferable to the ownership of another
  • adjective able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise
  • adjective capable of being passed or negotiated

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Examples

  • Institute, hold forty-six billions of capital invested in negotiable securities alone.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • The point is that what I'm trying to illustrate here is the difference (and conflict) between aesthetic forms founded in negotiable conventions (e.g. the poem) and aesthetic forms founded in non-negotiable requirements (e.g. the sonnet).

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  • The point is that what I'm trying to illustrate here is the difference (and conflict) between aesthetic forms founded in negotiable conventions (e.g. the poem) and aesthetic forms founded in non-negotiable requirements (e.g. the sonnet).

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  • What we call a Stock Exchange has been defined as "an organized market for dealings in negotiable securities issued by, and for the financing of governments, municipalities, public bodies, and business corporations, formed under the law of the countries in which they are incorporated".

    The Challenge for Canada's Equity Market

  • Institute, hold forty-six billions of capital invested in negotiable securities alone.

    The Question of the Maximum

  • A good rule of thumb is that you should look to knock 0.5 per cent off whatever commission rate the estate agent quotes, and, in fact, often the agents will tell you that their commission rates are "negotiable" - particularly if they know you are getting valuations from three or more agents.

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  • Make sure the promissory note that the buyer signs is fully negotiable, that is, transferable to another party.

    In buyer's market, seller-financing might suit owner getting few offers

  • Make sure the promissory note that the buyer signs is fully negotiable, that is, transferable to another party.

    In buyer's market, seller-financing might suit owner getting few offers

  • The very act of talking opens the possibility that their agenda will at some point be negotiable, which is half-way to surrender.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The very act of talking opens the possibility that their agenda will at some point be negotiable, which is half-way to surrender.

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