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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)
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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.
4th of October, after having spent forty-five days at New Archangel boosing and bargaining with its roystering commander, and right glad was he to escape from the clutches of "this old man of the sea.
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Amongst peoples of a strange language did I dwell, with stopped ears: so that the language of their trafficking might remain strange unto me, and their bargaining for power.
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Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor Relations Act provides that unionized employers violate the Act when they refuse "to bargain collectively with the representatives of its employees" over any mandatory subject of bargaining.
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Collective bargaining is a means of joint regulation by employers and workers' organisations.
Academic Collective Bargaining is an anthology of essays by learned contributors to educate readers about the history and context of collective bargaining as a negotiation tactic, particularly in the academic career realm.
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