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Bargain

A reciprocal understanding, contract, or agreement of any sort usually pertaining to the loan, sale, or exchange of property between two parties, one of whom wants to dispose of an item that the other wants to obtain. To work out the terms of an agreement; to negotiate in Good Faith for the purpose of entering into an agreement.

A union engages in Collective Bargaining on proposed contract terms.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

bargain

n. 1) a mutual agreement or contract between two parties which is voluntary and involves the exchange of consideration (money, goods, services, or a promise for a promise). 2) a supposed good deal. (See: agreement, contract, consideration)

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GRANT, BARGAIN, AND SELL. - By the laws of the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Missouri, and Alabama, it is declared that the words grant, bargain, and sell) shall amount to a covenant that the grantor was seised of an estate in fee, freed from encumbrances done or suffered by him, and for quiet enjoyment as against all his acts. These words do not amount to a general warranty, but merely to a covenant that the grantor has not done any acts nor created any, encumbrance, by which the estate may be defeated. 2 Binn. R. 95 3 Penna. R. 313; 3 Penna., R. 317, note; 1 Rawle, 377; 1 Misso. 576. Vide 2 Caines R. 188; 1 Murph. R. 343; Id. 348; Ark. Rev. Stat, ch. 31, s. 1; 11 S. & R. 109.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A user will be selected as the winner bargainer by user, and a proportion of bandwidth of user is allocated to user.
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The university's bargainers thought they found a work-around to the disagreement last week when they proposed creating a medical or childbirth "hardship fund" that all graduate students - whether or not they held a fellowship - could tap in an emergency.
Guilty bargainers are more prosocial and undertake less duplicity in comparison with negotiators who are in a negative emotional condition.
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This framework allows us to consider scenarios in which an arbitrator or final decision maker places little or much weight on the recommendation, and we model the effects of such weighting on the bargainers' contract zone--the region of outcomes that both bargainers both prefer to an arbitrated outcome.
Farber (1980) and Miller (2000) suggest that FOA bargainers strategically align their final offers around the median of the arbitrator's preferred award distribution.
Meanwhile, the Negotiations Support Team, made up of members who completed a for-credit negotiations workshop, is assisting MEA bargainers by visiting school sites to survey members and research issues.
Bargainers (22 percent) live a healthy lifestyle, but look at attaining health is an equation--trading fitness for fond indulgences.
You just can't get cosy with BMW because they are tough, hard bargainers, which is why they're so successful."
House-Senate bargainers bowed to a White House veto threat and upheld the four-decade old ban on most travel to Cuba, reports AP (Nov.