negotiation


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ne·go·ti·a·tion

 (nĭ-gō′shē-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of negotiating: successful negotiation of a contract; entered into labor negotiations.
2. The transfer of a negotiable instrument.

negotiation

(nɪˌɡəʊʃɪˈeɪʃən)
n
1. a discussion set up or intended to produce a settlement or agreement
2. the act or process of negotiating

ne•go•ti•a•tion

(nɪˌgoʊ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-)

n.
1. mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement.
2. the act or process of negotiating.
3. an instance or the result of negotiating.

negotiation

the act or process of conferring or discussing to reach agreement in matters of business or state. See also trade. — negotiant, negotiator, negotriatrix, n.
See also: Agreement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.negotiation - a discussion intended to produce an agreementnegotiation - 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"
give-and-take, discussion, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
parley - a negotiation between enemies
diplomacy, diplomatic negotiations - negotiation between nations
bargaining - the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement
collective bargaining - negotiation between an employer and trade union
horse trading - negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining
mediation - a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
2.negotiation - the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"

negotiation

noun
1. bargaining, debate, discussion, transaction, dialogue, mediation, arbitration, wheeling and dealing (informal) We have had meaningful negotiations and I believe we are close to a deal.
2. arrangement, management, settlement, working out, transaction, bringing about They intend to take no part in the negotiation of a new treaty of union.

negotiation

noun
The act or process of dealing with another to reach an agreement:
parley, talk (often used in plural).
Translations
مُفاوَضَه، مُداوَلَه
vyjednáváníjednání
forhandling
neuvottelu
tárgyalás
samningur
pogajanje

negotiation

[nɪˌgəʊʃɪˈeɪʃən] N
1. (= act of negotiating) → negociación f; [of loan, deal] → negociación f, gestión f
to be in negotiation(s) with sbestar en negociaciones con algn
the treaty is under negotiationel tratado está siendo negociado
that will be a matter for negotiationeso tendrá que ser negociado, eso tendrá que someterse a negociación
2. negotiations (= talks) → negociaciones fpl, tratativas fpl (S. Cone)
to break off negotiationsromper las negociaciones
to enter into negotiations with sbentrar en negociaciones con algn

negotiation

[nɪˌgəʊʃiˈeɪʃən] n
(= process) → négociation f
The settlement was achieved by peaceful negotiation → On est parvenu à un accord par la négociation.
(= talks) negotiations → négociations fpl
Negotiations are to start in May → Les négociations doivent commencer en mai.
to enter into negotiations with sb, to enter into negotiation with sb → engager des négociations avec qn
to be in negotiations with sb, to be in negotiation with sb → être en négociation avec qn

negotiation

n
(= discussion)Verhandlung f; (= bringing about)Aushandlung f; the matter is still under negotiationüber diese Sache wird noch verhandelt; the price is a matter for negotiationüber den Preis kann verhandelt werden; by negotiationauf dem Verhandlungsweg; negotiation skillsVerhandlungsgeschick nt
usu pl (= talks)Verhandlung f; to begin negotiations with somebodyVerhandlungen plmit jdm aufnehmen; to be in negotiation(s) with somebodymit jdm in Verhandlungen stehen
(of river, mountain, rapids)Passage f, → Passieren nt; (of obstacle, difficulty)Überwindung f

negotiation

[nɪˈgəʊʃɪˌeɪʃn] n (gen) → trattativa (Pol) → negoziato, trattativa
to enter into negotiations with sb → entrare in trattative or intavolare i negoziati con qn

negotiate

(niˈgəuʃieit) verb
1. to bargain or discuss a subject in order to agree.
2. to arrange (a treaty, payment etc), usually after a long discussion.
3. to get past (an obstacle or difficulty).
neˈgotiator noun
neˌgotiˈation noun
Negotiations ended without any settlement being reached; The dispute was settled by negotiation.
References in classic literature ?
She expressly conditioned, however, for paying no visits, and would do no more than accompany them to Gray's in Sackville Street, where Elinor was carrying on a negotiation for the exchange of a few old-fashioned jewels of her mother.
A negotiation was opened through the medium of the ambassador, Sam; and after much pacing to and fro, till, I think, the said Sam's calves must have ached with the exercise, permission was at last, with great difficulty, extorted from the rigorous Sibyl, for the three to wait upon her in a body.
There is the beginning and the end of the negotiation.
The end of the negotiation was, that she bought the property on tolerably easy terms, and Traddles was transported with pleasure.
Tell him,'' he continued, willing to use this opportunity to open a negotiation for his freedom, ``Tell your master, Reginald Front-de-B
Having been unsuccessful in his attempt by open force, he made use of the arts of negotiation, but with an event not more to his satisfaction.
While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war-- seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation.
Anselmo was deep in love with a high-born and beautiful maiden of the same city, the daughter of parents so estimable, and so estimable herself, that he resolved, with the approval of his friend Lothario, without whom he did nothing, to ask her of them in marriage, and did so, Lothario being the bearer of the demand, and conducting the negotiation so much to the satisfaction of his friend that in a short time he was in possession of the object of his desires, and Camilla so happy in having won Anselmo for her husband, that she gave thanks unceasingly to heaven and to Lothario, by whose means such good fortune had fallen to her.
But Connecticut gave strong indications of dissatisfaction with that determination; nor did she appear to be entirely resigned to it, till, by negotiation and management, something like an equivalent was found for the loss she supposed herself to have sustained.
The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected.
I think that if you would take the trouble of reflecting, you could find a way of simplifying the negotiation," said Franz.
Before the negotiation was completed, it began to grow a little dusk.

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