renegotiate

verb
re·​ne·​go·​ti·​ate | \ ˌrē-ni-ˈgō-shē-ˌāt How to pronounce renegotiate (audio) \
renegotiated; renegotiating; renegotiates

Definition of renegotiate

transitive verb

: to negotiate again (as to adjust interest rates or repayments or to get more money) renegotiate a loan renegotiate a contract

Other Words from renegotiate

renegotiation \ ˌrē-​ni-​ˌgō-​shē-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce renegotiate (audio) , -​sē-​ˈā-​ \ noun

Examples of renegotiate in a Sentence

The deal is done. I won't renegotiate.
Recent Examples on the Web There was already speculation that Musk would try to renegotiate the deal even before his tweets today. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 13 May 2022 The final path ahead -- and the one that most lawmakers and experts mentioned -- is that Disney and Florida renegotiate terms on a new special district with more limited powers the day that Reedy Creek dissolves. Eric Levenson And Steve Contorno, CNN, 27 Apr. 2022 The lawsuit alleges that the housing authority terminated the business relationship because ITEX chose not to renegotiate the terms of the deal. Tess Vrbin, Arkansas Online, 24 Apr. 2022 Former workers say Schultz promised to honor the UFCW contract but almost immediately tried to renegotiate it. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 2022 The measure does allow for the districts to be reestablished, leaving an avenue to renegotiate its future. Anthony Izaguirre, Chicago Tribune, 22 Apr. 2022 The measure does allow for the districts to be reestablished, leaving an avenue to renegotiate its future. CBS News, 22 Apr. 2022 The measure does allow for the districts to be reestablished, leaving an avenue to renegotiate its future. Anthony Izaguirre, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2022 The day the campaign started, Yevgeny Primakov, the Russian Prime Minister at the time, was on his way to the U.S., hoping to win I.M.F. loans and renegotiate the terms of billions of dollars in Soviet-era debt. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, 15 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of renegotiate

1787, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2022

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“Renegotiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renegotiate. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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renegotiate

transitive verb
re·​ne·​go·​ti·​ate | \ ˌrē-ni-ˈgō-shē-ˌāt How to pronounce renegotiate (audio) \

Legal Definition of renegotiate

: to negotiate again (as for more money or to adjust interest rates or repayments) specifically : to determine under statutory procedure the existence and amount of excess profits on (a government contract) in order to eliminate or obtain a refund of such profits

intransitive verb

: to negotiate again specifically : to adjust a government project price in order to eliminate or recover excessive profits

Other Words from renegotiate

renegotiation \ -​ni-​ˌgō-​shē-​ˈā-​shən, -​ˌgō-​sē-​ How to pronounce renegotiate (audio) \ noun

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