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negotiation

Pronunciation: /nɪˌgəʊʃiˈeɪʃən/

Translation of negotiation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (discussion) (sometimes plural/a veces en plural) negociación (feminine) 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 sb entrar/estar* en negociaciones or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) en tratativas con algn negotiations to secure their release are under way se han iniciado negociaciones or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) 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) her skilful negotiation of the obstacles la habilidad con que salvó or sorteó los obstáculos

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