negotiation definition

  • noun:
    • The work or procedure of negotiating: effective settlement of a contract; registered into labor negotiations.
    • the entire process of attaining contract through conversation.
    • The work or means of negotiating; a treating with another respecting sale or acquisition. etc.
    • ergo, mercantile business; trading.
    • The exchange of company between countries; the shared sexual intercourse of governing bodies by diplomatic representatives, in creating treaties, creating difference, etc..
    • Trading; mercantile company; trafficking.
    • Mutual discussion and arrangement of this terms of a transaction or agreement, whether straight or by agents or intermediaries; the act or procedure of managing with another or others in regards to the settlement of some matter, or for the acquisition or sale of a commodity, etc.: as, the negotiation of a treaty or a loan.
    • In com., the work or process where a bill of change, etc., is created negotiable—that is, made capable, by acceptance and indorsement, to be passed away from hand to hand in payment of indebtedness, or to be used in another for a consideration. See negotiable.
    • the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms
    • a discussion intended to create an agreement

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