negotiable instrument

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n negotiable instrument an unconditional order or promise to pay an amount of money
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Usage

In literature:

Instrumental in negotiating treaties with France, and bringing Lafayette to America.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Something should be added concerning alterations that are made occasionally in negotiable instruments.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
The negotiator was then the great instrument of public action.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 362, December 1845" by Various
Negotiable instruments weren't handled casually.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Two salient characteristics distinguish negotiable instruments from other engagements to pay money.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
He recognized the Provisional Government, entered into negotiations with Riel, and was instrumental in restoring peace.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
He recognized the Provisional Government, entered into negotiations with Riel, and was instrumental in restoring peace.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
Debentures to bearer are negotiable instruments and pass by delivery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
A man's heart is a negotiable instrument, transferable at will; but not so with a woman's.
"The White Rose of Memphis" by William C. Falkner
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In news:

Laquata Smith, 30, was arrested Monday, Nov 12 for X4 negotiating worthless instrument at DPD.
Kirk 's office said the Administration generally prefers negotiation, and simply means to note that litigation is one instrument in Kirk 's official "toolbox".
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