verb (used with object), re·ne·go·ti·at·ed, re·ne·go·ti·at·ing.
to reexamine (a government contract) with a view to eliminating or modifying those provisions found to represent excessive profits to the contractor.
verb (used without object), re·ne·go·ti·at·ed, re·ne·go·ti·at·ing.
to reexamine the costs and profits involved in a government contract for adjustment purposes.
Origin of renegotiate
Related formsre·ne·go·ti·a·ble [ree-ni-goh-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l] /ˌri nɪˈgoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl/, adjectivere·ne·go·ti·a·tion, noun
First recorded in 1930–35; re-
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Related Words for renegotiatedpostponed
Examples from the Web for renegotiated
Contemporary Examples of renegotiated
One place Min could be a very difficult employee was when her contract with Wenner was being negotiated (or renegotiated).
These tax-payer sponsored paychecks cannot be renegotiated in tough times to balance a budget.
British Dictionary definitions for renegotiated
Derived Formsrenegotiation, noun
to negotiate again in order to alter or change previously agreed terms
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Word Origin and History for renegotiated
1934, from re- "again" + negotiate. Related: Renegotiated; renegotiating.
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