negotiationnoun [C or U]uk /nəˌɡəʊ.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌɡoʊ-/
- The pending releases of the prisoners are meant to create a climate for negotiation.
- The president is predisposed towards negotiation and favours a peaceful way of resolving the crisis.
- The pay negotiations have reached a delicate stage.
- What sort of line do you think we should take in the pay negotiations?
- A halt to the fighting is a precondition for negotiations.