Translation of "negotiate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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negotiateverb

uk /nəˈɡəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ us /nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/

negotiate verb (DISCUSS)

C1 [ I or T ] to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement with them

(就…)谈判,(就…)磋商
The government has refused to negotiate with the strikers. 政府拒绝与罢工者谈判。
I'm negotiating for a new contract. 我正在为签订一份新合同进行协商。
I've managed to negotiate (= get by discussion) a five percent pay increase with my boss. 通过与老板协商,我的薪水将提高5%。

More examples

  • Despite the deep antipathies between them, the two sides have managed to negotiate an agreement.
  • The government's official line has always been to refuse to negotiate with terrorists.
  • The police negotiated with the gunman through an intermediary.
  • We need someone who is practised at negotiating business deals.
  • He spent ages negotiating for a pay increase, only to resign from his job soon after he'd received it.

negotiate verb (MANAGE TO DO)

[ T ] to manage to travel along a difficult route

设法穿过,越过(难走的路段)
The only way to negotiate the muddy hillside is on foot. 越过那条泥泞的山坡只能靠步行。

[ T ] to deal with something difficult

解决(难题)
The company's had some tricky problems to negotiate in its first year in business. 公司运营的头一年有些棘手的问题要解决。

negotiate verb (EXCHANGE)

[ T ] specialized finance & economics to get or give an amount of money in exchange for a financial document of the same value

议付,洽兑

(Translation of “negotiate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)