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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.

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

negotiate

to transfer (used of bills of exchange). The usual method is by endorsing (signing) the back of the document.
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[run by President Clinton's former chief of staff John Podesta], continued: "During the 2006 elections, candidates across the country promised to give Medicare more market muscle by giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices." After suggesting several methods of "bargaining with drug makers," Davenport stressed: "However it does so, Medicare should take care of drug prices."
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