transferable trans‧fer‧a‧ble [trænsˈfɜːrəbl] adjective
able to be moved from one place or position to another:

• Preferred stock is generally freely transferable (= easily sold ) .

• easily transferable pensions

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transferable UK US /trænsˈfɜːrəbl̩/ US  /-ˈfɝːə-/ adjective
able to be moved from one place or situation to another: »

The file is not transferable to a disk or to another computer.

suitable for different situations or uses: transferable to sth »

We are sure this approach is transferable to all levels of the company.

allowed to become legally the property of another person: »

Prizes are not transferable except to a surviving spouse.


Shares must be freely transferable.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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