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haggleverb [I]

us   /ˈhæɡ·əl/
to argue, esp. about the price of something: He hated to haggle over prices.
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haggleverb [I]

uk   /ˈhæɡl/ us  
COMMERCE to argue about the price of something in an attempt to make the seller reduce it: Many car dealers will give you a sizeable discount if you are prepared to haggle.haggle over/about sth The two clubs spent weeks haggling over the fee before finally reaching a deal.haggle with sb If you're a cash buyer, haggle with the dealer to get the best price and/or free extras.haggle for sth They haggle for a rate or use Priceline to get into a full-service hotel 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 food safety amendments.haggle with sb Regulators are still haggling with bankers over the precise details of the agreement.
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