Definition of transferable in English:

transferable

adjective

  • (typically of financial assets, liabilities, or legal rights) able to be transferred or made over to the possession of another person.

    • ‘Also, teaching is not an easily transferable skill.’
    • ‘Those with even a small selection of transferable skills will find gainful employment elsewhere.’
    • ‘The theory underpinning the concept of ‘key skills’ assumes that these are generic transferable skills.’
    • ‘The present policy of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is to make quotas transferable, saleable from one holder to another.’
    • ‘But the author's notes on transferable skills are remarkable in light of their own success story.’
    • ‘The customer care training provides all volunteers with transferable skills for other occupations.’
    • ‘It is also worth bearing in mind that learning new software does provide you with useful skills that may be transferable on a future occasion.’
    • ‘Stamp duty rates of up to 9 per cent may be chargeable on certain transferable assets.’
    • ‘It uses one ticketing system transferable across all forms of metro trains, buses and trams.’
    • ‘The Scottish Executive will shortly publish a report on the role of education in fostering transferable skills and personal attributes.’
    • ‘I am talking about homelessness but politics has transferable skills.’
    • ‘He says universities have to produce graduates with skills that are transferable to the private sector.’
    • ‘She said contracts were not transferable between employers and that any such action breached their contract with the department.’
    • ‘Furthermore, many of these technology and institutional assets are not easily transferable.’
    • ‘The government allocated transferable rights to emit predetermined levels of emissions.’
    • ‘Working parents ought to have extremely generous tax exemptions, transferable if necessary.’
    • ‘And being a sailor, I am discovering, is not a genetically transferable skill.’
    • ‘In modern educational jargon, leadership is taken to be a transferable skill.’
    • ‘It's estimated that single parents have as many as 93 transferable skills they can offer to an employer.’
    • ‘A woman, who has spent twenty years at home, must be shown that her skills are important and transferable into the workforce.’
    travelling, transportable, transferable, portable, movable, locomotive, manoeuvrable
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Pronunciation:

transferable

/transˈfərəb(ə)l/