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v. ne·go·ti·at·ed, ne·go·ti·at·ing, ne·go·ti·ates
To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement: "It is difficult to negotiate where neither will trust" (Samuel Johnson).
1. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement: negotiate a contract.
2. To transfer (an instrument, such as a promissory note) to another party by means of endorsement.
a. To succeed in going over or through: negotiate a sharp curve.
b. To succeed in accomplishing or managing: negotiate a difficult musical passage.

[Latin negōtiārī, negōtiāt-, to transact business, from negōtium, business : neg-, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ōtium, leisure.]

ne·go′ti·a′tor n.
ne·go′tia·to′ry (-shə-tôr′ē, -shē-ə-) adj.
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A. Nnegociación f
B. CPD [strategy] → negociador; [skills] → de negociación
negotiating table Nmesa f de negociaciones
to sit (down) at the negotiating tablesentarse a la mesa de negociaciones
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But what all England did not know De Vac had gleaned from scraps of conversation dropped in the armory: that Henry was even now negotiating with the leaders of foreign mercenaries, and with Louis IX of France, for a sufficient force of knights and menat-arms to wage a relentless war upon his own barons that he might effectively put a stop to all future interference by them with the royal prerogative of the Plantagenets to misrule England.
He waited for a moment of steadiness before negotiating the three steps of the inside ladder from rail to deck; and the watchman, taught by experience, would forbear offering help which would be received as an insult at that particular stage of the mate's return.
As it happens, existing government negotiating practices with healthcare providers and drug makers are not the fabulous models suggested by advocates.
I asked ACPE for some help and listened to Sue Cejka's video 'Negotiating a Contract and Closing the Deal' to help me with the negotiation process."
Yet even with this powerful incentive for agreement, and the symbolic gesture of naming it the Doha Development Round, the bare outline of a negotiating agenda took six days to hammer out.
Margaret Thatcher first made that statement into an absolute principle, even though she was negotiating in secret with the IRA.
Expert negotiator, George Donohue, has taught the art of negotiating around the world for years, but only recently published his first book on the topic, Real Estate Dealmaking: A Property Investor's Guide to Negotiating.
Essays are titled "Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: From Oslo to Camp David II", "Surviving Opportunities: Palestinian Negotiating Patterns in Peace Talks with Israel", and "Israeli Negotiating Culture".
Property/casualty companies have an opportunity to reverse this decades-long slide of giving up more and more negotiating leverage.
Although limited published research is available on officers negotiating with fellow officers, crisis negotiations involving law enforcement personnel do occur.
The site describes how comparing and negotiating interest rates, fees, and other payment terms may help consumers get the best financing and possibly save thousands of dollars, whether the purpose is for a home purchase, refinancing, or home equity loan.

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