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bargaining chip

noun [C] uk   ( UK also bargaining counter) us  
something that someone else wants that you are willing to lose in order to reach an agreement: Missiles were used as a bargaining chip in negotiations for economic aid.
Translations of “bargaining chip”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為達成協議的)籌碼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为达成协议的)筹码…
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