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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 ?
The Tyranny of the Table- Hard Drinking Bargainings.
Left alone, Katharine could not help laughing to find herself cheated as usual in domestic bargainings with her father, and left to do the disagreeable work which belonged, by rights, to him.
At the passage which I have marked, you will find that when De Quincey had committed what he calls "a debauch of opium," he either went to the gallery at the Opera to enjoy the music, or he wandered about the London markets on Saturday night, and interested himself in observing all the little shifts and bargainings of the poor in providing their Sunday's dinner.