Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “non-negotiable”

non-negotiable

adjective uk   /ˌnɒn.nəˈɡəʊ.ʃə.bl̩/ us    /ˌnɑːn.nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.ə-/

non-negotiable adjective (NOT DISCUSSED)

Something that is non-negotiable cannot be changed by discussion: The terms of this agreement are non-negotiable.Negotiating prices

non-negotiable adjective (CHEQUE)

specialized finance & economics A non-negotiable cheque cannot be exchanged for money and must be paid into a bank account.Negotiating pricesBanks and bank accounts

non-negotiable adjective (FINANCIAL PRODUCT)

specialized finance & economics A non-negotiable financial product cannot be bought and sold: Time deposits are non-negotiable deposits that are maintained in a bank for a specified period of time.Investment and stock markets
(Definition of non-negotiable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of non-negotiable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “non-negotiable” in other dictionaries

Translations of “non-negotiable”

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More