Definition of 'negotiable'


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1. Something that is open to negotiation.

2. Open to negotiation or bargaining.

3. of an obstacle, route etc Able to be traversed.

4. law, finance Able to be transferred to another person, with or without endorsement

5. Transferable from one person to another.

6. Capable of being traveled over or through; passable:

7. Transferable from one person to another by means of endorsement.

8. Capable of being discussed in an effort to reach an agreement.

9. any commercial paper transferable by sale or delivery and indorsement, as bills of exchange, drafts, checks, and promissory notes.

10. Capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or indorsement to another person.

11. capable of being passed or negotiated


1. Americans were accustomed to department stores in which prices were not negotiable.

2. Those that would be overwhelming may be negotiable.

3. Fancy a lady of negotiable affections lying about her age.

4. The price is negotiable on application.

5. Prices are often negotiable, with bigger discounts the further you book in advance.

6. I don't know if this fee is negotiable or on a sliding scale.

7. For a negotiable fee, I get her flight.

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

9. 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).

10. 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".

11. 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.

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

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

14. ‘The fact that real estate fees are negotiable was discussed several times in the columns.’

15. ‘It's not negotiable, it's not open to question, and it never changes.’

16. ‘The concept of ‘unbounded person’ assumes that the boundary between one person and others is not fixed and definite, but flexible and negotiable.’

17. ‘Are there some principles upon which it is worth making a stand - or is everything negotiable and flexible in this post-modern world?’

18. ‘This tendency to make all established rights negotiable is being enhanced by the current administration's modifications to the Labour Code.’

19. ‘Neither he nor the prime minister had advance warning of Peter Mandelson's carefully worded pro-Brussels speech on Monday, which suggested that Britain's rebate might be negotiable.’

20. ‘In the Evening Standard classifieds I find a two-bedroom flat in Kensington W8 for £220 per week negotiable, cheaper than Edinburgh's New Town.’

21. ‘Dairygold boss Jerry Henchy told the LRC on Monday the 500 job cuts were not negotiable and he would impose redundancies by December 17 in order to meet the jobs target.’

22. ‘Now I need to ask you this, K: you have spent many a year in the Metropolitan Police, and your submission repeatedly makes it clear that you support and are adamant about integrity not being negotiable.’

23. ‘The original of this recipe may be found in just about any Italian cookbook along with the story that it originated in the cafés of Naples where it was much favoured by ladies of negotiable affection working the night shift.’

24. ‘As compensation we gave ourselves the treat of a delightfully decadent hydrangea, blowsy, and of that precise shade of acid pink that speaks of the back parlours occupied by ladies of negotiable affection.’

25. ‘But for some, all of those freedoms are negotiable.’

26. ‘He said flexibility was built into the new proposals, but this flexibility was conditional on maintaining an acceptable overall level of food safety, which was not negotiable.’

27. ‘Everything else might be negotiable - this is not.’

28. ‘If you have money here, everything is negotiable.’

29. ‘And these are things that are negotiable in the early stages.’

30. ‘The details are negotiable; they always are among diplomats.’

31. ‘And my husband refers to prostitutes as ‘women of negotiable virtue’.’

32. ‘‘Prices’ are negotiable and certain jobs and services can be paid for partly with Lets credits and partly with cash.’

33. ‘In the case of Belgium, the discount is negotiable between the investor and the Belgian government, according to the agreed scheme.’

34. ‘The negotiable document setting down the terms of credit is the so-called bill of exchange.’

35. ‘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.’

36. ‘Financial investment portfolio will hold easily negotiable assets assigned to the fiscal sustainability account and the heritage account.’

37. ‘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’.’

38. ‘Slower vehicles, less negotiable routes and higher monetary costs lead to fewer journeys and shorter distances - and thus less traffic.’

39. ‘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.’

40. ‘Participants will follow a negotiable route along Markievicz Road, Stephen Street and The Mall, until the starting point, on Ash Lane, is reached.’

41. ‘But I must navigate what is negotiable and what is not, and do my best to constantly re-check my alignments and priorities.’

42. ‘What this means is that you have a succession of bits of floor that go up, in easily negotiable ascents in one direction, and down, in easily negotiable descents, in the other direction.’

43. ‘The Climber easily scales many smooth and uneven vertical surfaces - wall board, plaster, brick, cinder block, and siding are negotiable for this versatile robot.’

44. ‘Children make their way to school alone, safe in their own locality where shopowners greet them by name and danger from traffic is minimal as few streets are negotiable by cars.’

45. negotiable demands

Other users have misspelling negotiable as:

1. negotiables 17.58%

2. negociable 10.99%

3. negocial 6.59%

4. negotial 3.3%

5. negiotable 3.3%

6. negotiatable 3.3%

7. negotable 3.3%

8. Other 51.64%

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