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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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