non-negotiable non-negotiable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) cannot be bought or sold

Usage(s):

  • One is our right to nuclear energy, which is non-negotiable.

News

  1. Cloud computing user privacy in serious need of reform, scholars say

    The current "non-negotiable approach" to user privacy is in need of serious revision, especially with the increased popularity of web-based software that shares information via cloud computing, experts say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Bruins vs. Penguins: Game 4 Preview, TV Info and Predictions

    Just as they did in the second round, the Pittsburgh Penguins have lost Game 3 of the NHL ’s Eastern Conference Finals in double overtime, 2-1. But unlike the preceding series against the Ottawa Senators, the Pens are in non-negotiable need of a rebound in Game 4. The reason is because, just as they did in the second round, the opposing Boston Bruins have sculpted themselves a commanding 3-0 ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Sarkozy said that "without new regulation there will be no confidence. it's a major non-negotiable objective."
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: FOXNews

  2. "As long as the bottom line is that 10 million children are covered. That's non-negotiable," responded Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. And Ferguson added: "There are some amazing numbers being talked about, not all of them realistic. It is very difficult to get value now. In a way we benefited through the sale of Cristiano, although that figure was non-negotiable. But I feel we...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: BBC Sport

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