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negotiate
American English: /nəˈɡoʊʃiˌeɪt/
British English: /nɪˈɡəʊʃɪeɪt/

Translation of negotiate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (confer, talk) after months of negotiating
    tras meses de negociaciones
    the delegates will negotiate over the terms of the agreement
    los delegados negociarán los términos del acuerdo
    Example sentences
    • The United Forum of Bank Unions has been negotiating for a new agreement with Indian Banks Association since July 2 but has failed to reach a settlement.
    • The court rules encourage both sides to negotiate and reach agreement wherever possible.
    • That matrix was the background to the commercial adventure that formed the subject matter of the contract, not the mechanism by which the parties set about negotiating and reaching agreement.
  • 2
    also: negotiating present participle (before noun)
    (team/committee)
    negociador
    encargado de las negociaciones
    the negotiating table
    la mesa negociadora or de negociaciones
    Example sentences
    • For a while the police tried to negotiate a way to bring the 65 year-old cleric out of jail and off to a new cell without confrontation.
    • Rather, they were able to negotiate a settlement with the English which brought their conflict to an end.
    • My father, at last glimpse, cell phone glued to his ear, was negotiating a settlement for some inscrutable business deal.

transitive verb

  • 2 (pass, deal with)
    (obstacle)
    sortear
    salvar
    (difficulty)
    superar
    they negotiated the rocky path
    salvaron or pasaron el camino rocoso
    she had difficulty negotiating the stairs
    le costó subir las escaleras
    Example sentences
    • Many had difficulty negotiating the cross-drive obstacle, where often it was not until they were almost upon it that is was clear whether the sheep were going through or around the outside.
    • Would you want to be a pedestrian or cyclist using such a street while some of the drivers around here try to negotiate an obstacle course?
    • However, the difficulties of negotiating the political obstacles to further reform of the CAP were clearly demonstrated in November 1995.
  • 3 (Finance)
    (bill/draft)
    negociar
    Example sentences
    • When the payee transfers or negotiates a bill, he is generally asked to indorse it.
    • There's a resident standing in front of him negotiating his bill.
    • In our submission, that does not amount to drawing, accepting and negotiating a bill of exchange.

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