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English definition of “bargain sth away”

bargain sth away

phrasal verb with bargain     /ˈbɑː.ɡɪn/ US  /ˈbɑːr-/ verb [I or T]
to exchange something good for something of less value: I realized that by trying to gain security I had bargained away my freedom.Replacing and exchanging
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