mega·​deal | \ -ˌdēl \

Definition of megadeal

: a business deal involving a lot of money

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Miller Samuel founder Jonathan Miller said the megadeals in the U.S. revealed an increasing willingness by sellers to negotiate. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "A $110 Million Malibu Mansion and the Biggest Luxury Buys of 2018," 4 Jan. 2019 According to Good Jobs First, past U.S. megadeals have cost an average of $658,000 per job. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Amazon HQ2 subsidies are deeply unpopular, but far from uncommon," 14 Nov. 2018 The Chinese company bought SAB’s 49% stake on the cheap as the Belgian brewer sought Chinese regulatory approval for its megadeal to buy SAB, then the world’s second-biggest brewer. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "Heineken Strikes Multibillion-Dollar China Deal," 3 Aug. 2018 Playing his first game since signing his megadeal with San Francisco following seven career starts, Jimmy Garoppolo didn’t look like a $137.5 million quarterback. Rob Maaddi, The Seattle Times, "Week 1 ICYMI: No loss for Browns, but no win either," 10 Sep. 2018 He was hit on day one with a megadeal of epic proportions. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "Why an Antitrust Farce Must Continue," 13 July 2018 This setup could trim the profits Viridium gets from this first German megadeal. Paul J. Davies, WSJ, "How to Escape the Low-Rate Hell in Life Insurance," 5 July 2018 And then, on February 19, Dumars swung a three-team megadeal with the Celtics and Hawks for perennial malcontent Rasheed Wallace, who had been dealt from the Blazers to the Hawks less than three weeks earlier. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, "NBA superteams haven't won all the championships: 5 surprise winners," 9 July 2018 But is there any logic to diversifying instead through a megadeal with Standard Chartered? Paul J. Davies, WSJ, "Barclays-Standard Chartered? I Can’t Even…," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of megadeal

1978, in the meaning defined above

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