parley with (one)

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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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Miloradovich, who said he did not want to know anything about the commissariat affairs of his detachment, and could never be found when he was wanted- that chevalier sans peur et sans reproche* as he styled himself- who was fond of parleys with the French, sent envoys demanding their surrender, wasted time, and did not do what he was ordered to do.
Perhaps President Donald Trump's offer to be a mediator on the Kashmir issue was a quid pro quo in appreciation of Pakistan's efforts and to keep Islamabad interested in the peace parleys with the Taliban.
WASHINGTON -- Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in the US on Saturday for high-stake parleys with President Donald Trump on advancing Pakistan-US relations in the backdrop of improving the climate of trust between the two countries.
Summary: He is scheduled to first meet BSP chief Mayawati and later hold parleys with the Congress leaders
Russia is known to be in direct parleys with the Taliban, a fact accepted by their foreign minister.
4 ( ANI ): Continuing his parleys with various leaders of Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nepali Congress leaders and business leaders here on Monday.
The TTP faction that he had been resisting peace parleys with Govt said the TTP Mohmand Agency has the intention to carry on these kinds of attacks.
TRS leaders expressed this view on 26 February 2014, while their leader K Chandrasekhar Rao or KCR was holding parleys with Congress leaders in Delhi to achieve the 29th state in the Indian union.
The protest strike following the announcement of United Action Committee (UAC) , by more than 2,200 employees of PIMS, from 8:00am to 10:00am, while after holding parleys with the VC of university Dr.
BANDAR SERy BAGAWAN (CyHAN)- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his delegation today began parleys with other participants in the 11th India-ASEAN Summit being held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
Ismail was reporteddetained in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on charges of holding secret parleys with the US and Afghan government.
Sleiman and the accompanying official parliamentary and ministerial delegation are scheduled to ink a pile of two-pronged agreements as well as to engage in parleys with the Armenian side.
At the beginning of the talks, Bashir said they were approaching the parleys with a great sense of confidence, optimism and determination.
Rao is leaving tomorrow for her parleys with Bashir on Thursday while Chidambaram will leave on Friday for SAARC interior ministers conference on Saturday.
Mallya filed his nomination papers following extensive parleys with leaders of both the parties on Sunday evening.