Meaning of “non-negotiable” in the English Dictionary

"non-negotiable" in British English

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non-negotiableadjective

uk /ˌnɒn.nəˈɡəʊ.ʃə.bəl/ us /ˌnɑːn.nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.ə/

non-negotiable adjective (CHEQUE)

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

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.

(Definition of “non-negotiable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"non-negotiable" in Business English

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non-negotiableadjective

also nonnegotiable uk /ˌnɒnnəˈɡəʊʃəbl̩/ us

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe a financial product that cannot be traded:

Time deposits are non-negotiable deposits that are maintained in a bank for a specified period of time.

used to describe something that someone refuses to discuss or change:

Talks failed because there were too many non-negotiable issues on both sides.
The buyout offers are nonnegotiable.

(Definition of “non-negotiable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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