non-negotiable


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non-negotiable

adj
not open to negotiation or discussion: the policy is non-negotiable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.non-negotiable - cannot be bought or sold
inalienable, unalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"
Translations

non-negotiable

[ˌnɒnnɪˈgəʊʃɪəbl] ADJ [demand] → innegociable
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Anne Weinstock, director of the Government's Youth Taskforce, said: "Sandwell and Walsall are two of the areas we are working with to tackle youth crime, using a triple track approach of enforcement, non-negotiable support and prevention.
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THE Liberal Democrat MEP Chris Davies has called for the UK to give up its rebate from the European Union: a rebate which the Government has described as non-negotiable.
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