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English definition of “the negotiating table”

the negotiating table

noun [S]
 
 
MEETINGS
a situation or place in which people formally discuss something in order to reach an agreement: across/around/at the negotiating table We were completely unsuccessful at the negotiating table. Unions are trying to get all parties back to the negotiating table as rapidly as possible.
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