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 a.  capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or endorsement to another person
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  The machinery had still to be installed, and Whymper was negotiating the purchase of it, but the structure was completed.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
2  He is negotiating with the Jew, I suppose," replied De Bracy, coolly; "probably the howls of Isaac have drowned the blast of the bugle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
3  said nothing, did not even look up, he tolerated the two of them negotiating over him like an object, that was even what suited him best.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
4  Like I said, they would not let me through to see him at the bank because he was negotiating with some gentleman just then.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
5  From all which circumstances his duplicity might have been suspected, since, had he meant to do as he had engaged, it was most unlikely that he should be negotiating so openly.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLVIII.
6  The foregoing constituted the most difficult step that our hero had to negotiate.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
7  These gentlemen ride onto the bridge alone and wave white handkerchiefs; they assure the officer on duty that they, the marshals, are on their way to negotiate with Prince Auersperg.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
8  The commencement of his speech had obviously been made with the intention of demonstrating the advantages of his position and showing that he was nevertheless willing to negotiate.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
9  Having similarly explained his views and his magnanimity to Tutolmin, he dispatched that old man also to Petersburg to negotiate.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER IX
10  Morrel now tried to negotiate bills at ninety days only, and none of the banks would give him credit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
11  In order to negotiate with him they have to get an interpreter, and they pitch upon this Mr. Melas, having used some other one before.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
12  And it turned out to be quite impossible to work there yourself and to negotiate, at least for me it was.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Eight Block, the businessman - Dismissing the law...
13  "I think that if you would take the trouble of reflecting, you could find a way of simplifying the negotiation," said Franz.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
14  Unfortunately, the negotiation failed, and when he returned to defend his benefactor, he was dead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
15  Miss Skiffins's brother conducted the negotiation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVII
Example Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
16  They would still have a heavy workload in negotiating detailed tariff cuts, product by product.
17  They have never evinced any readiness or ability to negotiate.
18  Despite the deep antipathies between them, the two sides have managed to negotiate an agreement.
19  We've decided to negotiate with the employers about our wage claim.
20  Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
21  He said the president had the full backing of his government to negotiate a deal.
22  We'll leave you to negotiate with them.
23  Attempts to negotiate peace ended in armed revolt.
24  I'd like to negotiate about the distributional plan with you.
25  The Bush administration initially refused to negotiate, saying the North Korean regime had to first scrap its nuclear weapons program.
26  We should not exclude the possibility of negotiation.
27  The price is a matter of/for negotiation.
28  These proposals represent a realistic starting point for negotiation.
29  Union policies for new technology represent an ambitious project and negotiation of technology agreements is still at an early stage.