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"negotiable" in British English

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negotiableadjective

uk   /nəˈɡəʊ.ʃə.bəl/  us   /nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.ə/
  • negotiable adjective (DISCUSSED)

able to be ​discussed or ​changed in ​order to ​reach an ​agreement: Everything is negotiable at this ​stage - I'm ​ruling nothing out.
  • negotiable adjective (CHEQUE)

specialized finance & economics A cheque that is not negotiable cannot be ​exchanged for ​money and must be ​paid into a ​bankaccount.
  • negotiable adjective (FINANCIAL PRODUCT)

specialized finance & economics A negotiable ​financialproduct is one that can be ​bought and ​sold: Yamaichi will ​sell some negotiable securities to ​raisemoney.
(Definition of negotiable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"negotiable" in American English

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negotiableadjective

 us   /nɪˈɡoʊ·ʃə·bəl, -ʃi·ə-/
able to be ​formallydiscussed or ​changed in ​order to ​reach an ​agreement: At this ​stage, everything is negotiable.
(Definition of negotiable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"negotiable" in Business English

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negotiableadjective

uk   us   /nɪˈɡəʊʃiəbl/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe ​bonds, ​shares, etc. that can be ​bought and ​sold: The ​company will ​sell some negotiable securities to ​raisemoney.
COMMERCE able to be discussed or ​changed in ​order to ​reach an ​agreement: Prices are negotiable on ​longerstays. The ​terms of the ​agreement are not negotiable.
(Definition of negotiable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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