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negotiate with (one)

To confer with one or a group so as to reach an agreement according to particular terms; to bargain with one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "negotiate" and "with" to specify what is being negotiated. We have made it perfectly clear that our government with not negotiate with terrorists! I'm trying to negotiate a pay raise with my employers. There's no use trying to negotiate with him—he's completely inflexible once his mind's made up.
See also: negotiate

negotiate (with one) about (something)

To confer with one or a group so as to reach an agreement about some issue according to particular terms; to bargain with one about something. I'm negotiating with my employers about a possible pay raise. The union and management are negotiating about employees' benefits.
See also: negotiate

negotiate (with one) over (something)

To confer with one or a group so as to reach an agreement about some issue according to particular terms; to bargain with one about something. I'm negotiating with my employers over a possible pay raise. The union and management are negotiating over employees' benefits.
See also: negotiate, over

negotiate (with someone or something) (over someone or something)

 and negotiate (with someone or something) (about someone or something)
to bargain with someone or a group about someone or something. We decided to negotiate with them over the terms of the contract. We want to negotiate with them about the cost of the goods. They refused to negotiate with our purchasing agent.
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ITEM: An Associated Press article in the San Diego Union-Tribune for December 8 reported: "Seniors strongly support a plan to let the federal government negotiate drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries, a new poll suggests.
This 60-minute lecture describes some basics of what you need to know about yourself to successfully negotiate your next contract.
Policymakers tried again to negotiate an international investment agreement at the United Nations.
In conjunction, the Federal Interagency Task Force on Fair Lending has also published in brochure form the Spanish-language version of Looking for the Best Mortgage: Shop, Compare, Negotiate (Buscando la hipoteca mas favorable: Compare, Verifique, Negocie).
The most important element in preparing to negotiate is accurate assessment of facility costs.
If more than 50 percent of the members accept those provisions, NTSP will then proceed to negotiate the payer contract.
Outside the futures exchanges, enormous markets have developed in which banks, corporations, and other institutions privately negotiate customized derivatives contracts, the vast majority of which are based on interest rates or exchange rates.
As shown by interactive scenario 4 in figure 2, executives should use a focused subordinative strategy (S2) to induce the other party to negotiate.