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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.
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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 (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.
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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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Donohue honed his negotiating skills as head of real estate for the World Trade Center.
"This added to my education of negotiating. In the morning I'd meet with a team from Japan.
If it doesn't work, suggest bringing in a third party who is savvy about what you're negotiating.
in July 1993, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen, who directed the PLO's negotiating efforts from Tunis), has remarked that American policy under the Clinton administration not only remained unchanged but that the U.S.
officials, in that they would not actually participate in the negotiations or suggest routes that should be taken.(51) Rather, they would remain outside the negotiating room, though remaining available if needed for help and to offer and receive briefings with both sides,(52) Larsen and Juul would organize the meetings, Egeland would sometimes attend, and Holst often arranged to meet with the separate delegations in his home after each round, taking time to listen without trying to influence them.(53) Abu Ala, chief PLO negotiator, stressed the importance of Norwegian neutrality.(54)
Like Viola's art, "Negotiating Rapture" has no lesson to teach, but a speculative and fantastic sensibility to awaken and affirm.
I have not yet dealt with nature, but "Negotiating Rapture" shows a lot of it - its elemental substances (Houshiary's lead and gold), its organicism (Beuys' flowers, Kiefer's straw), its images (Fontana's "rocks," Viola's mountains).
The truth of the matter is that nursing homes will, in general, have limited market power and negotiating leverage in contract discussions.
All MAS contract solicitations contain a clause (FAR 52.215-22) entitling the government to reduce the contract price if, subsequent to the award, it learns it relied on defective contractor data in negotiating that price.
But, as expert as labor relations may be in negotiating the contract, it typically does not have the expertise to do a complete job of overseeing the company's participation in multiemployer plans.
Before negotiating, executives certainly should consider potential gains or losses in financial, marketing, and other areas.
This means that the former negotiating experience they went through occurred in the early 90's, a time when work letters covered the actual cost of construction and free rent truly was free rent, not construction time.
Many tenant rep brokers who entered the industry within the last five years encountered soft tenant-controlled markets, where concessions were readily achievable and almost any transaction resulted in a "good deal." In some cases, the tenant representative's only experience in negotiating lease transactions had occurred where the tenants controlled the market and transactions were easily accomplished.
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.
"In the course of four years of running it and negotiating with the Di Lorenzos on the rent and the ground lease, we recognized it would be an important step for the property to take the fee position to combine the interests so the full potential on the property could be realized," said Stephenson.
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