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bar·gain

 (bär′gĭn)
n.
1. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out. See Synonyms at agreement.
2.
a. An agreement establishing the terms of a sale or exchange of goods or services: reached a bargain with the antique dealer over the lamp.
b. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
3. Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to the buyer: That silk dress is a bargain at that price.
v. bar·gained, bar·gain·ing, bar·gains
v.intr.
1. To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
2. To engage in collective bargaining.
3. To arrive at an agreement.
v.tr.
To exchange; trade: bargained my watch for a meal.
Phrasal Verb:
bargain for (or on)
To count on; expect: "I never bargained for this tearing feeling inside me" (Anne Tyler).
Idiom:
into/in the bargain
Over and above what is expected; in addition.

[Middle English, from Old French bargaigne, haggling, from bargaignier, to haggle, of Germanic origin; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots.]

bar′gain·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bargaining - the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreementbargaining - the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement
plea bargain, plea bargaining - (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge; "his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor"; "plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested"
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
haggle, haggling, wrangling, wrangle - an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
holdout - a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal
Translations
barantanje

bargaining

[ˈbɑːgɪnɪŋ]
A. N (= negotiation) → negociación f; (= haggling) → regateo m
B. CPD bargaining chip, bargaining counter Nbaza f a jugar, moneda f de cambio
bargaining power Npoder m de negociación
bargaining table Nmesa f de negociaciones

bargaining

[ˈbɑːrgɪnɪŋ]
n
(= haggling) → marchandage m
(= negotiating) → négociations fpl
modif [process, system, rights] → de négociation
to be in a strong bargaining position → être en bonne position pour négocier
to be in a weak bargaining position → être en mauvaise position pour négocier bargaining powerbargaining chip bargaining counter (British) noutil m de marchandagebargaining power npoids m dans les négociations

bargaining

nHandeln nt; (= negotiating)Verhandeln nt; bargaining positionVerhandlungsposition f; bargaining tableVerhandlungstisch m

bargaining

[ˈbaːgɪnɪŋ]
1. adj bargaining positionposizione f di negoziato
to be in a weak/strong bargaining position → non avere/avere potere contrattuale (fig) → non essere/essere nella posizione di poter trattare
bargaining power → potere m contrattuale
bargaining process → processo di negoziato
2. ncontrattazione f

bargaining

n (stage of grief) negociación f (etapa del duelo)
References in classic literature ?
A huge load of oak-wood was passing through the gateway, towards the outbuildings in the rear; the fat cook--or probably it might be the housekeeper--stood at the side door, bargaining for some turkeys and poultry which a countryman had brought for sale.
There was a great deal of bargaining, of running up and beating down; and if a horse may speak his mind so far as he understands, I should say there were more lies told and more trickery at that horse fair than a clever man could give an account of.
He was listening, with a good-humored, negligent air, half comic, half contemptuous, to Haley, who was very volubly expatiating on the quality of the article for which they were bargaining.
And what will you do, Janet, while I am bargaining for so many tons of flesh and such an assortment of black eyes?
I never shall forget him peeping round the corner of the street in Tottenham Court Road, while Peggotty was bargaining for the precious articles; or his agitation when she came slowly towards us after vainly offering a price, and was hailed by the relenting broker, and went back again.
And as each member will have his friends and connections to provide for, the desire of mutual gratification will beget a scandalous bartering of votes and bargaining for places.
Scarcely had the boat containing the boy and the old woman started for the shore than Condon hailed a canoe upon the other side of the ship, and after bargaining with its owner finally lowered his baggage and himself aboard.
His arguments were pointed with specie, we doing the punctuation, and with a little bargaining he told us what he knew.
As I came into the public room, I saw one of our Englishman bargaining with a dealer for a horse, his own having died yesterday from bleeding.
Their messenger, a very cunning fellow, came to my father's house bringing a necklace of gold with amber beads strung among it; and while my mother and the servants had it in their hands admiring it and bargaining about it, he made a sign quietly to the woman and then went back to the ship, whereon she took me by the hand and led me out of the house.
Departure from Fort Osage Modes of transportation Pack- horses Wagons Walker and Cerre; their characters Buoyant feelings on launching upon the prairies Wild equipments of the trappers Their gambols and antics Difference of character between the American and French trappers Agency of the Kansas General Clarke White Plume, the Kansas chief Night scene in a trader's camp Colloquy between White Plume and the captain Bee- hunters Their expeditions Their feuds with the Indians Bargaining talent of White Plume
He's got some project or other about letting the Chase Farm and bargaining for a supply of milk and butter for the house.