Definition of negotiation in English:


Line breaks: ne¦go¦ti|ation
Pronunciation: /nɪgəʊʃɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 2The action or process of transferring legal ownership of a document.
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    • A detailed review of the lease negotiation is necessary to determine this issue.
    • Transfer or negotiation is easiest where the bill is payable to bearer.
    • The venture was not a success and the next year both parties embarked on a process of negotiation for the domains.


late 15th century (denoting an act of dealing with another person): from Latin negotiatio(n-), from the verb negotiari (see negotiate).

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