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parleys

noun
plural of parley

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a meeting featuring a group discussion
  • held a parley to debate the proposed change in the town's zoning laws

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2 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • can we meet for an informal parley to see if we can effect a compromise?

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parleys

verb
present tense third-person singular of parley

Synonyms of parleys (Entry 2 of 2)

to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem
  • in an effort to win the goodwill of the locals, the developers parleyed with them before finalizing plans for the massive mall

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“Parleys.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parleys. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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