negotiation

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Borrowed from Middle French négociation, or from Latin negotiatio (the carrying on of business, a wholesale business), from negotiari (to carry on business); see negotiate.

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negotiation (countable and uncountable, plural negotiations)

  1. The process of achieving agreement through discussion.
    The specifics of the contract are still under negotiation.
    The two parties entered into negotiations about the merger.

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