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English definition of “negotiate”

negotiate

verb [I or T] (DISCUSS)    /nəˈɡəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ US  /-ˈɡoʊ-/
C1 to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement with them: The government has refused to negotiate with the strikers . I'm negotiating for a new contract . I've managed to negotiate (= get by discussion ) a five percent pay increase with my boss .Debate and discussion
(Definition of negotiate verb (DISCUSS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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