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negotiable

[ni-goh-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l] /nɪˈgoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being negotiated:
a negotiable salary demand.
2.
(of bills, securities, etc.) transferable by delivery, with or without endorsement, according to the circumstances, the title passing to the transferee.
noun
3.
negotiables, negotiable bonds, stocks, etc.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; negoti(ate) + -able
Related forms
negotiability, noun
nonnegotiability, noun
nonnegotiable, adjective
unnegotiable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for negotiability

negotiable

/nɪˈɡəʊʃəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be negotiated
2.
(of a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc) legally transferable in title from one party to another
Derived Forms
negotiability, noun
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Word Origin and History for negotiability

negotiable

adj.

1749, from negotiate + -able, or from French négociable (17c.). Related: Negotiably; negotiability.

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