bargain away

phrasal verb

bargained away; bargaining away; bargains away
: to lose or give up (something) as part of an agreement
The employees are concerned that the union will bargain away wage increases for less desirable benefits.

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“Bargain away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bargain%20away. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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