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bargaining chip

noun [C]
 
 
( UK also bargaining counter)
something that you offer to give to someone else when you are trying to reach an agreement with them, in order to reach a deal or get an advantage for yourself: The Secretary of State announced $100 million of new funding as a new bargaining chip in the negotiations.
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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