under negotiation


: being discussed in a usually formal way in order to reach an agreement as to details
The contract is under negotiation.

Examples of under negotiation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But his addition added some connective tissue, perhaps even made for a catalyst, toward several key signings that either were under negotiation or would soon ensue. Vahe Gregorian, Kansas City Star, 26 Mar. 2024 However, the legalization plan is still under negotiation within political parties and may undergo modifications. Dario Sabaghi, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Moreover, the European budget for the next seven years is currently under negotiation, and Italy’s net contribution will have to increase if the EU is going to maintain its budget size after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom. Erik Jones, Foreign Affairs, 2 Nov. 2018 The agreement has been under under negotiation for years. Sylvie Corbet The Associated Press, arkansasonline.com, 28 Jan. 2024 Kohl's has a long-term lease and intends to stay put, according to Forest Park City Manager Don Jones, who said the redevelopment of the 90-acre mall site, which straddles Fairfield and Forest Park, is still under negotiation. Randy Tucker, The Enquirer, 6 Jan. 2024 Additional private development still under negotiation would result in two hotels, a convention center, shopping and at least one office building and transfer a parcel over to the city for a new public school. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 28 Dec. 2023 Variety understands that the four group members’ individual contracts are still under negotiation. Patrick Frater, Variety, 6 Dec. 2023 The new deal has been under negotiation for months, with Qatar and other governments acting as intermediaries. Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, 10 Aug. 2023

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“Under negotiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20negotiation. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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