dealmaking

noun deal·mak·ing \ ˈdēl-ˌmā-kiŋ \

Definition of dealmaking

: the act or process of making deals or agreements
  • His artistry ran far more to political dealmaking than to personal fortune hunting …
  • —Sean Wilentz

dealmaking

adjective
    • learned some dealmaking skills along the way
    • … that's the life of the dealmaking, world-shaking chief executive.
    • —James Surowiecki

First Known Use of dealmaking

1892

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