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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

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

Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.
William Shakespeare

A fundamentalist can't bring himself or herself to negotiate with people who disagree with them because the negotiating process itself is an indication of implied equality.
Jimmy Carter

The U.N.'s impartiality allows it to negotiate and operate in some of the toughest places in the world. And time and again, studies have shown that U.N. peacekeeping is far more effective and done with far less money than what any government can do on its own.
Ban Ki-moon

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
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