Origin of negotiation
Examples from the Web for negotiation
In every negotiation, your strongest tool is the ability to walk away.Adrian Grenier Talks the Economy, the ‘Entourage’ Movie, and the HBO Series’ Alleged ‘Misogyny’|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with any negotiation, what matters in the end is getting the desired outcome, not just scoring points along the way.
Negotiation and compromise are the lifeblood of democracy, not poison to the body politic.
Above all, universities are instructed to look for “opportunity for negotiation” and “opportunity to recast the questions.”Colleges Lawyer Up Before Claire McCaskill Rape Inquiry|Emily Shire|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But what negotiation can the naysayers cite, in modern times, that has ever been an outright capitulation?
Pressure was put upon the Highlanders to bring the negotiation to a conclusion.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
The party for negotiation conquered, and was in the majority in the Storthing, though not in great numbers.The Swedish-Norwegian Union Crisis|Karl Nordlund
I do not give you the trouble of this discussion, to save myself the trouble of the negotiation.
He wanted no negotiation, asked no man upon what terms he would submit.Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama.|George Cary Eggleston
The Corporation then opened a negotiation for purchase with Burbage, Shakespeare, and the other (now nine) shareholders.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
British Dictionary definitions for negotiation
Word Origin and History for negotiation
early 15c., from Old French negociacion "business, trade," and directly from Latin negotiationem (nominative negotiatio) "business, traffic," noun of action from past participle stem of negotiari "carry on business, do business, act as a banker," from negotium "a business, employment, occupation, affair (public or private)," also "difficulty, pains, trouble, labor," literally "lack of leisure," from neg- "not" (see deny) + otium "ease, leisure." The sense expansion from "doing business" to also include "bargaining" about anything took place in Latin.