Definition of negotiable in English:
1Open to discussion or modification: the price was not negotiable
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- The fact that real estate fees are negotiable was discussed several times in the columns.
- It's not negotiable, it's not open to question, and it never changes.
- The concept of ‘unbounded person’ assumes that the boundary between one person and others is not fixed and definite, but flexible and negotiable.
1.1(Of a document) able to be transferred or assigned to the legal ownership of another person.
- The negotiable document setting down the terms of credit is the so-called bill of exchange.
- Even a bill of lading which is not made negotiable operates as a document of title, because the consignee named therein can only claim delivery of the goods from the shipowner if able to produce the bill of lading.
- Financial investment portfolio will hold easily negotiable assets assigned to the fiscal sustainability account and the heritage account.
1.2(Of an obstacle or pathway) able to be traversed; passable: such walkways must be accessible and negotiable for all users
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- The Nobel Committee itself recognised this in its citation, proclaiming ‘that the only negotiable route to global peace and co-operation goes by way of the U.N’.
- Slower vehicles, less negotiable routes and higher monetary costs lead to fewer journeys and shorter distances - and thus less traffic.
- Slip down here, keeping right near the bottom and follow the rift along for a few metres until you see a negotiable route back up the rift over flowstone.
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- A key characteristic in African inheritance systems is the negotiability of rules and relationships and these rules and relationships concern rights over persons.
- In The Street, a dialectic always buzzes between the need for order, negotiability, and legibility (even the inevitability of them) and the material facts that seem always to escape or exceed them.
- Then they try to buy them based on the negotiability of the horses.
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