Negotiable paper
Negotiable Ne*go"ti*a*ble (? or ?), a. [Cf. F. n['e]gotiable. See {Negotiate}.] Capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or indorsement to another person; as, a negotiable note or bill of exchange. [1913 Webster]

{Negotiable paper}, any commercial paper transferable by sale or delivery and indorsement, as bills of exchange, drafts, checks, and promissory notes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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