- (UK) IPA: /nəˈgəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ or /nɪˈgəʊ.si.eɪt/, SAMPA: /n@g@(U)Se(I)t/
- (US) IPA: /nəˈgoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ or /nɪˈgoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/, SAMPA: /n@go(U)Se(I)t/
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- (transitive & intransitive) If you negotiate with somebody about something, you each give your own ideas and try to reach an agreement.
- Owens and his boss are still negotiating.
- I was still negotiating for the best rate.
- She repeated her long-held belief that no country can negotiate with terrorists.
- The US and Canada then negotiated an agreement that was completed in 1987.
- The city's Peace Officers Association is currently negotiating a new contract with the city.
- He made it clear that he would not negotiate.
- I disagree that it is a relatively easy matter to negotiate over hostages.
- The United States is willing to negotiate or see negotiations proceed with Iran.
- Carter was known as the president who negotiated peace between Egypt and Israel.
- The United Automobile Workers union negotiated good pension and health benefits with the American automakers.
- Ontario has taken a leading role in negotiating lower prices for many drugs.
- He didn't want to sign a particular contract with no opportunity to negotiate the terms of that contract.
- (transitive) If you negotiate a difficult area, you successfully move over or through it.
- Drivers still consider it a challenge to negotiate the long, desolate stretches of road with few services.
- American Indian students used Indian play to explore, comment on, and negotiate their identities as young Indians.