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negotiate

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1 to bring about through discussion and compromise
  • Ava wanted to negotiate a higher salary before she accepted the job offer.
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2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • She's good at negotiating personality conflicts between coworkers.
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come to grips with, have a grip on

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3 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
  • The prisoners negotiated their escape by using Morse code to tap messages to each other through the walls.
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4 to talk over or dispute the terms of a purchase
  • I told them I'd take $8,000 for the car and wasn't in the mood to negotiate.
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cut a deal, wheel and deal

5 to carry through (as a process) to completion
  • Scores of experiments later, the chemists managed to negotiate the development of a more durable polymer.
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go through

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