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  • My husband taught me well: everything is negotiable. editor's note: bookkeeping records substantiate ellen rimbauer's claim of firing the thirty-four staff members for a period of four months. during that time it is believed she lived in rose red completely alone and without a single visitor. whatever her mental state going into this solitude, she came out the worse for wear. over the subsequent two months, she reinstated a staff of twenty. she threw parties. at the last, 1946's annual…†   (source)
  • He grudgingly added another year to my negotiable age for being a good cook.†   (source)
  • You're so used to purchasing whatever you wish by the simple means of your dollars, that you cannot conceive of things that are non-commercial, non-negotiable, non-subject to any kind of trade.†   (source)
  • It'll be negotiable?†   (source)
  • Something that's every goddam bit as negotiable as all those other, more material things?†   (source)
  • Whiskey was a negotiable money crop.†   (source)
  • You can't leave negotiable certificates worth over a million dollars in a Paris hotel room.†   (source)
  • Schedule is not negotiable.†   (source)
  • Bonds are negotiable as cash.†   (source)
  • It's negotiable.†   (source)
  • It's negotiable.†   (source)
  • What's a negotiable starting point?†   (source)
  • That is the end of Wednesday-except for the trifling fact that Simpson has helped himself to fifty thousand pounds' worth of negotiable securities.'†   (source)
  • Mr. Melson, who was possessed of no other negotiable securities, had hastened to employ these in capturing the eldest Miss Van Osburgh: since then he had grown stout and wheezy, and was given to telling anecdotes about his children.†   (source)
  • …all the women of the aristocracy, once they had taught him all that there was to learn, he had ceased to regard those naturalisation papers, almost a patent of nobility, which the Faubourg Saint-Germain had bestowed upon him, save as a sort of negotiable bond, a letter of credit with no intrinsic value, which allowed him to improvise a status for himself in some little hole in the country, or in some obscure quarter of Paris, where the good-looking daughter of a local squire or…†   (source)
  • 'I propose,' said Mr. Micawber, 'Bills — a convenience to the mercantile world, for which, I believe, we are originally indebted to the Jews, who appear to me to have had a devilish deal too much to do with them ever since — because they are negotiable.†   (source)
  • The papers resumed their discussion about the wager; all those who had laid bets, for or against him, revived their interest, as if by magic; the "Phileas Fogg bonds" again became negotiable, and many new wagers were made.†   (source)
  • And lent him our money upon bills, with only one name besides his own, which to be sure everybody supposed to be a good one, and was as negotiable as money, but which turned out you know how.†   (source)
  • The abolition of the Vatican is nonnegotiable.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "non-" in nonnegotiable means not and reverses the meaning of negotiable. This is the same pattern you see in words like nonfat, nonfiction, and nonprofit.
  • I learn that there's one nonnegotiable rule with Nathaniel.†   (source)
  • Park tried to sneak out without seeing him, but his mom was nonnegotiable about breakfast.†   (source)
  • It's nonnegotiable, and you don't get paid for it.†   (source)
  • There were nonnegotiable codes of conduct, especially regarding family.†   (source)
  • I'll give you a nonnegotiable figure and you can either accept it or reject it.†   (source)
  • And this is a nonnegotiable situation.†   (source)
  • I've been wanting to go see the boys" "We'll discuss that in the morning," Mama said in her nonnegotiable voice, herding us out of the room by flipping off the lights.†   (source)
  • This is strictly nonnegotiable.†   (source)
  • It usually begins with someone violating the supreme commandments in Nathaniel's nonnegotiable code of human conduct—thou shalt not smoke cigarettes, and thou shalt not flick the butts.†   (source)
  • "It's nonnegotiable.†   (source)
  • Nonnegotiable.†   (source)
  • Gabriel was willing to accept territorial compromises in order to secure a lasting and viable peace with the Palestinians and the broader Arab world, but privately he regarded the Western Wall as nonnegotiable.†   (source)
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