negotiable


negotiable
Salable. American Banker Glossary
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A security whose title is transferable by delivery . See also: negotiable instrument. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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negotiable ne‧go‧ti‧a‧ble [nɪˈgəʊʆiəbl, -ʆə- ǁ -ˈgoʊ-] adjective
1. BANKING a negotiable document, such as a banknote or a bill of exchange, can be exchanged for money or goods
2. COMMERCE an offer, price etc that is negotiable can be discussed and changed before being finally agreed on:

• The terms of the contract are not negotiable.

— opposite non-negotiable
— negotiability noun [uncountable] :

• the negotiability of international bills of exchange

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   An item that can be traded or transferred freely. Also refers to any part of a transaction where a fee, commission or interest rate, for example, can be negotiable (i.e. agreed to the satisfaction of one or more parties).

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negotiable UK US /nɪˈgəʊʃiəbl/ adjective
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe bonds, shares, etc. that can be bought and sold: »

The company will sell some negotiable securities to raise money.

COMMERCE able to be discussed or changed in order to reach an agreement: »

Prices are negotiable on longer stays.

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The terms of the agreement are not negotiable.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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