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 (nŏn′nĭ-gō′shə-bəl, -shē-ə-)
1. Not open to discussion or negotiation: a nonnegotiable demand.
2. Not transferable from one person to another: a nonnegotiable note.
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(ˌnɒn nɪˈgoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl)
not subject to negotiation, discussion, or change: nonnegotiable demands.
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