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"haggle" in British English

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haggleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈhæɡ.l̩/
(Definition of haggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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haggleverb [I]

 us   /ˈhæɡ·əl/
to ​argue, esp. about the ​price of something: He ​hated to haggle over ​prices.
(Definition of haggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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haggleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈhæɡl/
COMMERCE to argue about the ​price of something in an attempt to make the ​sellerreduce it: Many ​cardealers will give you a sizeable ​discount if you are prepared to haggle.haggle over/about sth The two ​clubsspent weeks haggling over the ​fee before ​finallyreaching a ​deal.haggle with sb If you're a ​cashbuyer, haggle with the ​dealer to get the best ​price and/or ​freeextras.haggle for sth They haggle for a ​rate or use Priceline to get into a ​full-servicehotel rather than ​pay rock-bottom for lesser ​quality.
to argue about the details of something: haggle over/about sth Congress is soon to begin the months-long ​process of haggling about ​foodsafetyamendments.haggle with sb Regulators are still haggling with ​bankers over the precise details of the ​agreement.
(Definition of haggle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “haggle”
in Korean 값을 흥정하다…
in Arabic يُفاصِل…
in Malaysian tawar…
in French marchander…
in Russian торговаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對價格或條件)討價還價…
in Italian discutere, mercanteggiare…
in Turkish sıkı pazarlık etmek…
in Polish targować się…
in Spanish regatear, discutir…
in Vietnamese mặc cả…
in Portuguese pechinchar…
in Thai ต่อรองราคา…
in German feilschen…
in Catalan discutir, regatejar…
in Japanese (値段の)交渉をする, 議論する…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对价格或条件)讨价还价…
in Indonesian tawar-menawar…
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