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English definition of “give-and-take”

give-and-take

noun [U]  /ˌɡɪv·ənˈteɪk/ us  
a free exchange of ideas or opinions: We were simply told what to do – there wasn’t any give-and-take. A give-and-take is also the willingness to accept some of another person's ideas and give up some of your own: Any successful negotiation involves some give-and-take.
(Definition of give-and-take from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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