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negotiate

[ ni-goh-shee-eyt ]
/ n瑟藞go蕣 蕛i藢e瑟t /
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verb (used without object), ne路go路ti路at路ed, ne路go路ti路at路ing.
to deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract or in preliminaries to a business deal.
verb (used with object), ne路go路ti路at路ed, ne路go路ti路at路ing.
to arrange for or bring about by discussion and settlement of terms: to negotiate a loan.
to manage; transact; conduct: He negotiated an important business deal.
to move through, around, or over in a satisfactory manner: to negotiate a difficult dance step without tripping: to negotiate sharp curves.
to transfer (a draft, promissory note, etc.) to a new owner by endorsement and delivery or by delivery.

OTHER WORDS FOR negotiate

5 convey, transmit, sign over.
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Origin of negotiate

1590鈥1600; <Latin neg艒ti膩tus (past participle of neg艒ti膩r墨 to trade), equivalent to neg艒ti(um) business (neg- not + 艒tium leisure) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM negotiate

ne路go路ti路a路tor, nounpre路ne路go路ti路ate, verb, pre路ne路go路ti路at路ed, pre路ne路go路ti路at路ing.un路ne路go路ti路at路ed, adjectivewell-ne路go路ti路at路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for negotiate

negotiate
/ (n瑟藞伞蓹蕣蕛瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
to work or talk (with others) to achieve (a transaction, an agreement, etc)
(tr) to succeed in passing through, around, or overto negotiate a mountain pass
(tr) finance
  1. to transfer (a negotiable commercial paper) by endorsement to another in return for value received
  2. to sell (financial assets)
  3. to arrange for (a loan)

Derived forms of negotiate

negotiator, noun

Word Origin for negotiate

C16: from Latin neg艒ti膩r墨 to do business, from neg艒tium business, from nec not + 艒tium leisure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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