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Negotiate

To conduct business transactions; to deal with another individual in regard to a purchase and sale; to bargain or trade. To conclude by way of agreement, bargain, or compact. To transfer a negotiable instrument, such as a promissory note, or other Commercial Paper.

negotiate

verb accommodate, arbitrate, arrange for, bargain, bid for, bring to terms, come to terms, dicker, haggle, hurdle, intercede, intermediate, make peace, make terms, mediate, meet halfway, parley, referee, settle, settle disputes, straighten out, surmount, transact, umpire, work out
See also: agree, arbitrate, assign, close, compromise, confer, consult, deal, debate, deliberate, dicker, discuss, haggle, intercede, judge, lobby, mediate, process, reconcile, settle, trade, transact, treat

negotiate

to transfer (used of bills of exchange). The usual method is by endorsing (signing) the back of the document.
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The claims about how well the Veterans Administration negotiates for lower drug prices don't hold up either, when one looks at the complete picture.
Several OECD members, including the United States, did not want to negotiate with developing countries because policymakers feared these countries could not find common ground on the terms of investor rights and responsibilities.
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While MCOs are unlikely to allow a nursing home to refuse such amendments, the nursing home should be able to successfully negotiate contract termination rights when these amendments are deemed unacceptable.
It is this duty to forward contracts to NTSP and not independently negotiate with the managed care companies that is troublesome.
Simply refusing to negotiate (A1) is the most direct and active form of avoidance.
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