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negotiation Explained

negotiation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


negotiation at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1425, from L. negotiationem (nom. negotiatio), from negotiari "carry on business," from negotium "business," from neg- "not" + otium "ease, leisure." The shift from "doing business" to "bargaining" about anything took place in Latin. Negotiate (1599) is a back-formation; in the sense of "tackle successfully" (1862), it "originated in the hunting-field; those who hunt the fox like also to hunt jocular verbal novelties." [Fowler] ///

negotiation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C usually plural, U] official discussions between the representatives of opposing groups who are trying to reach an agreement, especially in business or politics// negotiation with// --The negotiations with the company had reached a crucial stage.// negotiation between// --This follows private negotiations between the landowner, and the leisure centre.// negotiation on/over// --He is trying to involve community leaders in negotiations on reform.// open/enter into negotiations (with sb) (=start official discussions) // --The government opened negotiations with the IMF for another loan.// --the next round of arms negotiations // --The price is generally open to negotiation (=is not fixed and can be discussed) .//

negotiation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "negotiation":
audience, bargaining, bargaining session, business deal, chaffer,
chaffering, collective bargaining, coming to terms,
commercial transaction, conclave, confab, confabulation,
conference, confrontation, congress, consultation, convention,
council, council fire, council of war, deal, dickering, discussion,
exchange of views, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, haggle, haggling,
higgling, high-level talk, huddle, interchange of views, interview,
meeting, negotiations, news conference, operation,
package bargaining, package deal, palaver, parley,
pattern bargaining, pourparler, powwow, press conference, seance,
session, sitting, summit, summit conference, summitry, transaction,

negotiation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Mediation): mediation, intervention, interference, meddling, intercession, arbitration, negotiation, compromise.

[N] (Contract): compact, contract, agreement, bargain, pact, bond, covenant, deal, stipulation, settlement, convention, cartel, treaty, concordat, charter, negotiation, bargaining, diplomacy, mediation.

[N] (Barter): barter, exchange, traffic, business, shopping, commercial enterprise, deal, dealing, transaction, negotiation, bargain, free trade, swapping.

negotiation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[C, often pl., U] formal discussion between people who are trying to reach an agreement:
peace / trade / wage negotiations * They begin another round of negotiations today. * to enter into / open / conduct negotiations with sb * The rent is a matter for negotiation between the landlord and the tenant. * A contract is prepared in negotiation with our clients * The issue is still under negotiation. * The price is generally open to negotiation.

NEGOTIATION at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

NEGOTIATION, merc. law. The act by which a bill of exchange or promissory
note is put into circulation by being passed by one of the original parties
to another person.
2. Until an accommodation bill or note has been negotiated, there is no
contract which can be enforced on the note: the contract, either express or
implied, that the party accommodated will indemnify the other, is, till
then, conditional. 2 Man. & Gr. 911.

Negotiation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Negotiation \Ne*go`ti*a"tion\, n. [L. negotiatio: cf. F.
1. The act or process of negotiating; a treating with another
respecting sale or purchase. etc.

2. Hence, mercantile business; trading. [Obs.]

Who had lost, with these prizes, forty thousand
pounds, after twenty years' negotiation in the East
Indies. --Evelyn.

3. The transaction of business between nations; the mutual
intercourse of governments by diplomatic agents, in making
treaties, composing difference, etc.; as, the negotiations
at Ghent.

An important negotiation with foreign powers.

negotiation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: 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" [syn: {dialogue}, {talks}]
2: the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming
to terms

negotiation at English (WD) Of Explained:


Alternative forms

* negociation Inter: qualifier » obsolete


From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » négociation, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » negotiatio||the carrying on of business, a wholesale business, from Inter: term » negotiari||to carry on business; see negotiate.


* Inter: audio » en-us-negotiation.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The process of achieving agreement through discussion.

    Related terms

    * negotiable
    • negotiate
    • negotiator


      Inter: trans-top » process of achieving agreement
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|مفاوضات|f|p|tr=mufawaḍāt
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|negociació|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|談判|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|谈判|tr=tánpàn|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|vyjednávání|n
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|onderhandeling|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|neuvottelu
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|négociation|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Verhandlung|f
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|tárgyalás
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|negoziato|m, Inter: t+ » it|negoziazione|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|交渉|tr=こうしょう, kōshō
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|교섭|tr=gyoseop
  • Kurdish: mizakere {{f}}, danûstandin {{f}}, guftûgo {{f}}, gotûbêj {{f}}, nîqaş {{f}}, dêwan {{f}}
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forhandling|c
  • Portuguese: negociação {{f}}
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|переговоры|m|p|tr=peregovóry
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|pregovor|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|negociación|f
  • Swedish: underhandling {{c}}
  • Telugu: బేరం (bearam)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * arbitration

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

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