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give-and-takenoun [U]

 us   /ˌɡɪv·ənˈteɪk/
a ​freeexchange of ​ideas or ​opinions: We were ​simply told what to do – there wasn’t any give-and-take. A give-and-take is also the ​willingness to ​accept some of another person's ​ideas and give up some of ​your own: Any ​successfulnegotiationinvolves some give-and-take.
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