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parleynoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɑː.li/  us   /ˈpɑːr.li/ old-fashioned or humorous
a ​discussion between two ​groups of ​people, ​especially one that is ​intended to end an ​argument
parley
verb [I] uk   us  
old-fashioned After some ​serious parleying, both ​sidesagreed to ​settletheirdifferences.
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