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  • adj. able to be transferred

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being transferred or conveyed from one place or person to another.
  • adj. Negotiable, as a note, bill of exchange, or other evidence of property, that may be conveyed from one person to another by indorsement or other writing; capable of being transferred with no loss of value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being transferred, or conveyed from one place or person to another; specifically, capable of being legitimately passed into the possession of another, and legally conveying all appertaining rights, etc., to the new holder: as, that ticket or pass is not transferable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. legally transferable to the ownership of another
  • adj. capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another

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Examples

  • Network and use the phrase transferable skills, my employment counsellor proposed.

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  • Subsequent tax credits by the Oklahoma Tax Commission is 2004 amounted to $18 million in transferable credits.

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  • These are often referred to as transferable skills because they can be utilised in different environments.

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  • By waiting until early October, most of my income, investment and health info was already uploaded to the ATO or transferable from the previous year’s eTax.

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  • But no network is going to tackle this show that puts the idea of transferable souls on a plate or hard drive platter and try to tackle it.

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  • The whites had not bought it, and couldn't buy it; for the tribes had no chiefs, nobody in authority, nobody competent to sell and convey; and the tribes themselves had no comprehension of the idea of transferable ownership of land.

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  • At first workers were recruited from occupations where skills were roughly analogous and transferable, that is, workshop mechanics from the iron, machine and building trades; conductors from stagecoach drivers, steamship stewards and mail boat captains; station masters from commerce and commission agencies; and clerks from government offices.

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  • The alternative is to create a proprietary solution that is non-transferable, which is somewhat counter-intuitive for a strategy of leveraging OSS for product development.

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  • Officials told reporters that detainees who have been identified as transferable to other countries will remain at Guantanamo until host nations can be found.

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  • Senior administration officials told reporters that detainees who have been identified as transferable to other countries will remain at Guantanamo until host nations can be found.

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