bargaining chip

noun

Definition of bargaining chip

: 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.

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“Bargaining chip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bargaining%20chip. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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