negotiate negotiate  /nə ˈɡoʊ ʃi ˌeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) discuss the terms of an arrangement
  2. (v) succeed in passing through, around, or over

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Usage(s):

  1. When you negotiate with the front desk for a sweeter hotel deal and you should don't get hung up on rates alone.
  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin has steadfastly refused to negotiate with Chechen extremists.
  3. Despite Tehran's insistence it will not negotiate its disputed nuclear program, the Obama administration says it and five partner nations have accepted Iran's offer to hold talks.

News

  1. Fritzel has made $50,000 payment related to Varsity House settlement with city, officials confirm

    As city officials negotiate a no-bid contract with a company led by Lawrence businessman Thomas Fritzel for work at its proposed recreation center, City Hall officials have confirmed he's made good on a previous settlement agreement with the city. By Chad Lawhorn
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

  2. Monkton officials want to negotiate with Vermont Gas

    Officials in the Vermont town of Monkton are hoping to negotiate an agreement with Vermont Gas, which is seeking approval for a 40-mile pipeline project.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WCAX-TV Vermont

  3. Vt. town officials want to negotiate with Vt. Gas

    MONKTON, Vt. (AP) — Officials in the Vermont town of Monkton are hoping to negotiate an agreement with Vermont Gas, which is seeking approval for a 40-mile pipeline project.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I think we should seize the moment ...... when we have the ability to negotiate a peace," Netanyahu said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: TIME

  2. In his remarks, Mr Bush said: "Some seem to believe that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along."
    on May 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Independent

  3. On Sunday, after meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Mr. Abbas told reporters: "We do not want the Americans to negotiate on our behalf. All that we want from them is to stand by (our) legitimacy ...... and have a minimum of neutrality."
    on May 18, 2008 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Wall Street Journal

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