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barter

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈbɑːtər/ COMMERCE
to exchange goods or services for other things rather than for money: barter (sth) for sth Cheap manufactured goods were bartered by the traders for all kinds of tropical products.
to discuss and come to an agreement about the price of something: He bartered down the price of the flat and saved thousands of pounds.barter with sb You need to barter with the cell phone company to get the plan you want at the price you want. →  Compare bargain , haggle
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