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horse trading

noun [U] ( or horse-trading)
 
 
informal
clever, and often difficult, discussions in which people or organizations try to make a business arrangement, and each tries to get something more favourable to them: There was much horse trading as the conference tried to agree targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Translations of “horse trading”
in Chinese (Traditional) (私下裡進行的對雙方都有好處的)討價還價…
in Chinese (Simplified) (私下里进行的对双方都有好处的)讨价还价…
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