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ne·go·ti·ate

 (nĭ-gō′shē-āt′)
v. ne·go·ti·at·ed, ne·go·ti·at·ing, ne·go·ti·ates
v.intr.
To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement: "It is difficult to negotiate where neither will trust" (Samuel Johnson).
v.tr.
1. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement: negotiate a contract.
2. To transfer (an instrument, such as a promissory note) to another party by means of endorsement.
3.
a. To succeed in going over or through: negotiate a sharp curve.
b. To succeed in accomplishing or managing: negotiate a difficult musical passage.

[Latin negōtiārī, negōtiāt-, to transact business, from negōtium, business : neg-, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ōtium, leisure.]

ne·go′ti·a′tor n.
ne·go′tia·to′ry (-shə-tôr′ē, -shē-ə-) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.negotiator - someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)negotiator - someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
communicator - a person who communicates with others
go-between, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
bargainer - negotiator of the terms of a transaction; "he is a hard bargainer"
compromiser - a negotiator willing to compromise; "Henry Clay was known as the Great Compromiser"
holdout - a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks"
negotiatress, negotiatrix - a woman negotiator
representative - a person who represents others
settler - a negotiator who settles disputes
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negotiator

noun mediator, ambassador, diplomat, delegate, intermediary, arbitrator, moderator, honest broker He is respected as a strong negotiator.
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Translations
مُفَاوِضٌمُفاوِض
vyjednavačzprostředkovatel
forhandleforhandler
neuvottelija
pregovarač
samningamaîur
交渉者
협의자
vyjednávač
förhandlare
ผู้ต่อรอง
người thương thuyết

negotiator

[nɪˈgəʊʃɪeɪtəʳ] Nnegociador(a) m/f
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negotiator

[nɪˈgəʊʃieɪtər] nnégociateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

negotiator

nUnterhändler(in) m(f)
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negotiator

[nɪˈgəʊʃɪˌeɪtəʳ] nnegoziatore/trice
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negotiate

(niˈgəuʃieit) verb
1. to bargain or discuss a subject in order to agree.
2. to arrange (a treaty, payment etc), usually after a long discussion.
3. to get past (an obstacle or difficulty).
neˈgotiator noun
neˌgotiˈation noun
Negotiations ended without any settlement being reached; The dispute was settled by negotiation.
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negotiator

مُفَاوِضٌ vyjednavač forhandler Unterhändler διαπραγματευτής negociador neuvottelija négociateur pregovarač negoziatore 交渉者 협의자 onderhandelaar forhandler negocjator negociador сторона, ведущая переговоры förhandlare ผู้ต่อรอง arabulucu người thương thuyết 谈判代表
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References in classic literature ?
But this war may bring round a peace; this peace will require a negotiator; that negotiator will be me.
It was necessary, if Monk refused the offers of the negotiator, to reinstate King Charles II.
"Yes," said Cromwell; "you have done, since I knew you, not only your duty, but more than your duty; you have been a faithful friend, a cautious negotiator, a brave soldier."
The matron watched him for a moment, and saw what was passing in his mind, and so, like a wise negotiator, threw in an appeal to his warm heart.
The cabinet on Wednesday approved an amendment to allow the chief negotiator for the Cyprus problem talks to also carry out other duties.
European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier BRUSSELS, Nov 14 (KUNA) -- European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier affirmed that his team and the British negotiators have finalized a draft comprehensive agreement on the orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom.
NORTH Wales-based sales and lettings agency, Williams Estates, has been named the Best Agency in Wales at The Negotiator Awards, recently held in London, scooping the Gold accolade.
The government chief peace negotiator with the underground Left's National Democratic Front (NDF) remained hopeful the peace process could still work, but with only a slim window of opportunity.
In Europe, the Brexit negotiators are sharpening their pencils while on the other side of the Atlantic President Trump would have us believe that he is the best negotiator who ever walked the earth.
The art of negotiation may be strengthened by the natural attributes of the negotiator's personality but to a large extent, it is a matter of conscious learning.