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(tr, adverb) to lose or renounce (freedom, rights, etc) in return for something valueless or of little value
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby bargain away
bar examination, barf, barf bag, barfly, bargain, bargain away, bargain basement, bargain bin, bargain counter, bargain for, bargaining agent
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How to use bargain away in a sentence
We replied that we could not bargain away whatever interests or obligations we had in Belgian neutrality.
He was not ready to decide his whole future and perhaps bargain away the future of his people in a moment.Shaman|Robert Shea
The debates of that period chiefly turned upon the competency of this power to bargain away any of the old States.