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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.


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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Three-quarters of people also enjoy bragging to friends when they are proud of a bargain.
The spread of so-called single table bargaining (in which a single employer bargains jointly with several unions with which it had previously negotiated individually) often involved the joining of unions representing manual and staff unions, as occurred at Lucas Industries (IRRR 1989; Marginson and Sisson 1990).
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But after your Christmas spending you have no money at all Credit cards the shops will accept most certainly For to get some bargains can be almost a calamity Buying bargains by credit cards leaves you heavily in debt It's the loan sharks who are always on a good bet If you fail to come up on time with the cash These sharks are soon after their pound of flesh A bargain is not a bargain if you have no cash to pay So put a few bob away for a future bargain day.
NOT so many years ago, there were hardly any Bargain Booze stores around.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Thursday summoned the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for plea bargain deals from the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
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Last year, the Supreme Court had also taken a suo moto notice and stopped the NAB from practicing plea bargains and voluntary return.
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In fact, the programme claims our love of a good bargain is now almost an obsession, and takes a look at the goings-on inside four major discounters - wholesale giant Costco, car supermarket Motorpoint, shoe chain Shoe Zone and Approved Food, which sells A food that's out of season or past its best before date.
BARGAIN FEVER BRITAIN (ITV, Tuesday, 8pm) IT'S no secret that as a nation we love a good bargain and this documentary series from ITV taps into our growing appetite for deals, discounts and bargains.
Couple splash out PS7k on bargains SHARP-EYED shoppers Eddie and Linda Payne bagged a bargain bonanza to mark Black Friday after spending a staggering PS7,000 on deals.