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bargain

noun [C]  us   /ˈbɑr·ɡən/

bargain noun [C] (AGREEMENT)

an agreement between two people or groups in which each promises to do something in exchange for something else: He failed to carry out his side of the bargain.

bargain noun [C] (LOW PRICE)

something sold for a price that is lower than usual or lower than its value: We got tickets to the show at half-price, a real bargain.

bargain

verb [I]  us   /ˈbɑr·ɡən/

bargain verb [I] (LOW PRICE)

to try to reach agreement with someone in order to get a lower price: You can usually bargain with antique dealers.
bargaining
noun [U]  /ˈbɑr·ɡə·nɪŋ/
Harriman pressed for tougher bargaining by the American side.
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