open to negotiation

idiom

: not finally decided and capable of being discussed in a usually formal way
The price is open to negotiation.

Examples of open to negotiation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a second argument justifying the ban, Taliban leaders have claimed to be open to negotiation on critical issues such as girls’ education in exchange for international recognition of their regime. Enayat Nasir, The Conversation, 11 Apr. 2024 Save even more Many sellers are open to negotiation, especially if an item has been on the platform for several weeks. Laura Daily, Washington Post, 26 Sep. 2023 Zdarsky reckoned that the local cops might be open to negotiation. Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Aug. 2023 Sybiha did not discount doing so by military means, but his remarks provide a rare sign Kyiv may be open to negotiation, which Zelenskyy has hinted at regarding Crimea. John Bacon, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2023 While the Merrin camp refused to entertain Russo and her caucus due to their limited representation in the House, Stephens was open to negotiation early on, which eventually led the Democrats to throw their support behind him. Jacob Fulton, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Jan. 2023 Seats that were from the traditional right are now occupied by the far right, who are not open to negotiation and not easy to deal with, underlines Amparo. Camilo Rocha, CNN, 30 Oct. 2022 Sellers have undoubtedly noticed the slowdown in open house attendance and overall buyer engagement, and may finally be open to negotiation. John Walkup, Forbes, 17 June 2022 The suspense is heightened by the fact that the terrorist is not open to negotiation. Malcom Forbes Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021

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“Open to negotiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20to%20negotiation. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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