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parley with (one)

To hold a formal discussion or conference with one. We've been trying to parley with the leaders of the insurgency, but so far they have refused to open a line or communication. I suggest we parley with directors of each company and attempt to find a resolution.
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parley with someone

Fig. to talk with someone. I need to parley with my brother before making a financial commitment. We need to parley with each other sometime soon.
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