negotiate with (one)

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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
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To the joy and pride of the whole army, a personal interview was refused, and instead of the Sovereign, Prince Dolgorukov, the victor at Wischau, was sent with Savary to negotiate with Napoleon if, contrary to expectations, these negotiations were actuated by a real desire for peace.
As the single gentleman after some weeks' occupation of his lodgings, still declined to correspond, by word or gesture, either with Mr Brass or his sister Sally, but invariably chose Richard Swiveller as his channel of communication; and as he proved himself in all respects a highly desirable inmate, paying for everything beforehand, giving very little trouble, making no noise, and keeping early hours; Mr Richard imperceptibly rose to an important position in the family, as one who had influence over this mysterious lodger, and could negotiate with him, for good or evil, when nobody else durst approach his person.
ITEM: The Oregonian for November 28 called for Congress to authorize Medicare "to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies for lower medicine prices." Drug companies, editorialized the paper, "toss out several unconvincing arguments against allowing Medicare to negotiate with them.
It is this duty to forward contracts to NTSP and not independently negotiate with the managed care companies that is troublesome.
When Liverpool's own Ken Bigley was held hostage, I distinctly remember Straw and Blair saying they do not negotiate with terrorists.
When Liverpool's own Ken Bigley was held hostage I distinctly remember Straw and Blair saying they do not negotiate with terrorists.
Donohue also believes a good negotiator "negotiate[s] with conviction and clarity." He said, "When you have researched everything, you negotiate with conviction because you believe in what you're negotiating.
In addition to the combined resources of both agencies, this alliance eliminates negotiators from having to negotiate with a fellow officer from their own department.
According to economist Edward Graham, industrialized country officials chose the OECD as the negotiating forum because its members were "like-minded on investment policies and already had put in place relatively liberal investment regimes." Several OECD members, including the United States, did not want to negotiate with developing countries because policymakers feared these countries could not find common ground on the terms of investor rights and responsibilities.
You negotiate with your team members, your manager, vendors, etc.
Remember to negotiate with your deal breakers in mind.
As Peres notes, "we would negotiate with Arafat without acknowledging his authority.
Increasingly, this is placing long-term care (LTC) providers in the position of having to negotiate with a different kind of purchaser, within different kinds of systems - for the same patients they used to admit on a private pay or voucher basis: all in all, a rather frightening prospect to most.
Employ a Third-Party Professional to Negotiate with the Landlord.
Justice Herman Cahn of the Supreme Court of New York County agreed with the tenants that O&Y had refused to negotiate with the broker; that the brokerage agreement did not prohibit the tenants from directly negotiating with O&Y; and that the agreement imposed no obligation for the tenants to pay the broker's commission.