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negotiation

noun [C or U] uk   /nəˌɡəʊ.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌɡoʊ-/
C1 the process of discussing something with someone in order to reach an agreement with them, or the discussions themselves: The agreement was reached after a series of difficult negotiations. The exact details of the agreement are still under negotiation. Negotiation for the pay increase is likely to take several weeks.
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