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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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There are three major sources of power: information and expertise; control over negotiating team/resources; and negotiator's position in the organization.
Under the incoming administration however, Duterte had promised to give a second look at the cases of the detained peace negotiators.
"He just feels that his direct role as Chief Negotiator should come to an end and be replaced with another official," he added.
Briefly, sex-matched negotiators simulated deadlocked discussions between business partners who had opposing views over a production decision.
The commander's decisionmaking ability is greatly improved when police, investigators, negotiators, and other involved parties can provide current and accurate information.
Clare Bettelley, editor of The Negotiator, said: "The Negotiator Awards were designed to identify, reward and celebrate industry excellence and promote best practice, so we're delighted to, once again, be able to organise and host a ceremony that continues to do just that."
Turkish State Minister & Chief Negotiator for EU Talks Egemen Bagis got together with European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Dacian Ciolos and Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva.
The draft agreement in question provided that the lawyer would pay the drafting entity, in this case a short sale negotiator, the difference between the lawyer's regular fee and another sum.
A Malian negotiator told AFP late Saturday that AQIM had put the ultimatum back to an unspecified date.
"It's still not there, it's confusing," said a senior European negotiator after the overnight talks ended.
ABDUCTED aid worker Sharon Commins has been spotted by a Sudanese Government negotiator .
As someone speaks to a suspect on the phone, another negotiator listens in.
Cambodian and Thai border negotiators ended two days of talks on Tuesday in Phnom Penh, but little progress was made, the chief Cambodian negotiator said.
A police negotiator, coastguard and lifeboat were called out to Blyth East Pier after a man climbed over the railings and said he would jump after an argument with his girlfriend.
Anthony McQueen had just completed 40 hours of basic training to become a crisis negotiator when he received his first suicide call--passed along by a radio DJ on the air in Pasadena, Texas.