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American English: /nəˌɡoʊʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /nɪɡəʊʃɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of negotiation in Spanish:


  • 1 (discussion) (sometimes plural) by negotiation
    mediante negociaciones or negociación
    the contract is still under negotiation
    todavía se está negociando el contrato
    to enter into negotiations/be in negotiation with somebody
    entrar/estar en negociaciones or (in Southern Cone also) en tratativas con alguien
    negotiations to secure their release are under way
    se han iniciado negociaciones or (in Southern Cone also) tratativas para lograr su liberación
    Example sentences
    • It took five months of negotiations between the two parties to have the agreement in place.
    • The road map calls for negotiations between the two sides, leading to a two-state solution.
    • Final figures are still subject to negotiations between museum chiefs and the Treasury.
  • 2 (handling) See examples: her skilful negotiation of the obstacles
    la habilidad con que salvó or sorteó los obstáculos

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