negotiator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin negōtiātor (merchant, banker), equivalent to negotiate +‎ -or.

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Noun[edit]

negotiator (plural negotiators)

  1. One who negotiates.
  2. A diplomat, moderator.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From negōtior (do business).

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Noun[edit]

negōtiātor m (genitive negōtiātōris); third declension

  1. merchant, businessman, dealer, trader, wholesaler
  2. banker

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative negōtiātor negōtiātōrēs
Genitive negōtiātōris negōtiātōrum
Dative negōtiātōrī negōtiātōribus
Accusative negōtiātōrem negōtiātōrēs
Ablative negōtiātōre negōtiātōribus
Vocative negōtiātor negōtiātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • negotiator”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • negotiator”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • negotiator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • business-men: negotiatores (Verr. 2. 69. 168)