bargaining

Definitions of bargaining
  1. noun
    the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement
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    types:
    plea bargain, plea bargaining
    (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge
    haggle, haggling, wrangle, wrangling
    an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    holdout
    a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal
    type of:
    dialogue, negotiation, talks
    a discussion intended to produce an agreement
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