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bargaining chip

noun

Simple Definition of bargaining chip

  • : something that can be used to gain an advantage when you are trying to make a deal or an agreement

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bargaining chip

  1. :  something that can be used to gain an advantage when trying to make a deal or an agreement <The workers used the threat of a strike as a bargaining chip in their negotiations.>

Word by Word Definitions

bargainplay bargaining
  1. :  an agreement between parties settling what each gives or receives in a transaction between them or what course of action or policy each pursues in respect to the other

    :  something acquired by or as if by bargaining

    :  an advantageous purchase

  1. :  to negotiate over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract :  haggle

    :  to come to terms :  agree

    :  to bring to a desired level by bargaining

chipplay
  1. :  a small usually thin and flat piece (as of wood or stone) cut, struck, or flaked off

    : :  a small piece of food: as

    :  a small thin slice of food

  1. :  to cut or hew with an edged tool

    :  to cut or break (a small piece) from something

    :  to cut or break a fragment from


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