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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.
Other key contract changes include coverage of stunt performers and coordinators by union contracts on all prime-time dramatic programs on all six broadcast networks and beginning next year, SAG and AFTRA gain the right to negotiate jointly with the AMPTP on all terms and conditions for all prime-time dramatic television programming.
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.
Taking Internet auctions to the next level, LOM Logistics will give its users the power to negotiate factors such as price, quantity and payment method until the sale is FINAL, giving both buyers and sellers control over their online marketplace procedures while ensuring that all transactions are completed to total user satisfaction.
As shown by interactive scenario 4 in figure 2, executives should use a focused subordinative strategy (S2) to induce the other party to negotiate.
For the first time ever, you can negotiate with multiple users at the same time and no one knows what you are negotiating
Tools and Templates: Included are practical tools entrepreneurs can use to negotiate effectively, such as an extensive due diligence checklist of critical information for those considering purchasing or selling a business and a video excerpt from Roger Dawson's Guide to Business Negotiating.