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Definition of "negotiation" []

  • The act or process of negotiating: successful negotiation of a contract; entered into labor negotiations. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "negotiation" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately Lyons also wrote, "I am authorized by Lord John Russell to confide the negotiation on this matter to you," thus after all implying that a real _negotiation_ with the South was being undertaken."
  • "If we are able to reframe the word negotiation as a "win/win conversation leading to agreement," and we lean into conflict as an opportunity meet and resolve our collective wants, needs and challenges, we can count on transforming and even transcending all that keeps us dithering in quicksand."
  • "The sessions have been classified as "direct talks" the word "negotiation" somehow indicates a compromise, a win-win, a leavening out."