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parley

Saltos de línea: par¦ley
Pronunciación: /ˈpɑːli
 
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Definición de parley en inglés:

sustantivo (plural parleys)

A conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice: a parley is in progress and the invaders may withdraw
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Discussions, secret parleys and meetings, at various places, marked the last few days.
  • According to one story, they took unfair advantage by attacking when a parley was in progress.
  • In the halls of NBA front offices, in the power lunches, agent meetings and cell-phone parleys, it was a summer of impressive work by the league's best teams.
Sinónimos
negotiation, talk(s), meeting, conference, summit, discussion, dialogue, conclave, consultation, deliberation, colloquy
informal confab, powwow
dated palaver

verbo (parleys, parleying, parleyed)

[no object] Volver al principio  
Hold a conference with the opposing side to discuss terms: they disagreed over whether to parley with the enemy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For two and a half months, the military command had parleyed and negotiated with the racialist thug and his group, which included both active and retired senior military and intelligence officers.
  • He refused to comment on rumors that the two companies are already parleying.
  • It continues a tradition of apt venues for the awards which for years were held in the Merchant Adventurers Hall in York - that wondrous 14th century Foss-side building where business people have gathered and parleyed for centuries.
Sinónimos
discuss terms, talk, hold talks, speak to each other, confer, consult with each other, negotiate, deliberate
informal powwow

Origen

late Middle English (denoting speech or debate): perhaps from Old French parlee 'spoken', feminine past participle of the verb parler.

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