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Definition of Negotiate

Negotiate

  1. To transact business; to carry on trade.
  2. To treat with another respecting purchase and sale or some business affair; to bargain or trade; as, to negotiate with a man for the purchase of goods or a farm.
  3. To hold intercourse respecting a treaty, league, or convention; to treat with, respecting peace or commerce; to conduct communications or conferences.
  4. To intrigue; to scheme.
  5. To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange.
  6. To transfer for a valuable consideration under rules of commercial law; to sell; to pass.

Negotiate Quotations

Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
Nelson Mandela

History is filled with tragic examples of wars that result from diplomatic impasse. Whether in our local communities or in international relations, the skillful use of our communicative capacities to negotiate and resolve differences is the first evidence of human wisdom.
Daisaku Ikeda

I wish I could just go tell all the young women I work with, all these fabulous women, 'Believe in yourself and negotiate for yourself. Own your own success.' I wish I could tell that to my daughter. But it's not that simple.
Sheryl Sandberg

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
Jesse Jackson

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.
Dee Dee Myers
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Negotiate Translations

negotiate in Danish is handle
negotiate in Dutch is handelen, handeldrijven, zaken doen
negotiate in German is handeln, verhandeln, verhandeln
negotiate in Portuguese is negocie
negotiate in Spanish is negociar