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  • adj. Not negotiable


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  • By the time Avineri met the Jordanian king seven years later there already were so many absolutely "unnegotiable" faits accomplis on the West Bank and in Jerusalem, the King no longer dared to be the first.

    'The Deadlocked City': An Exchange

  • Mr Gerber called on Christian churches dealing with Christian children to take an "unnegotiable" position on Christian education with the government.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We need to show everyone in our electoral chains of command that they have an unnegotiable mandate to meet climate change head-on, that their political careers depend on taking action, and that if economic transformation means inconvenience, hard work and sacrifice, we are willing.

    William S. Becker: Climate Action: Part 5 - Onward

  • "Belief" is (intuitively I would say, by definition) only verified by itself, it is necessarily absolute and unnegotiable.

    Towards a Lexicon of Folly: Factard

  • Oh yes, for our SUV, NASCAR, exurban way of life, which is unnegotiable.

    Onward, Christian Soldiers!

  • That it could not stick to the coast was because of the Nilus Delta, a hundred-and-fifty-mile-wide fan of unnegotiable swamps and waterways no road traversed.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • After a further reconnaissance the ice ahead proved quite unnegotiable, so at 8.30 p.m. last night, to the intense disappointment of all, instead of forging ahead, we had to retire half a mile so as to get on a stronger floe, and by 10 p.m.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Some argue the names are an important mark of history that cannot and should not be erased while others say change is unnegotiable in the new multi-racial society.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And to this stew we should add an unnegotiable obligation?

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • And no one should for a moment interpret our responses as implying any threat to the continued freedom and independence of the media, which is unnegotiable.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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