Meaning of NEGOTIATION in English

NEGOTIATION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ lengthy , protracted

▪ ongoing

▪ final

▪ direct , face-to-face

▪ successful

▪ fruitless , unsuccessful

▪ behind-the-scenes , secret

▪ bilateral , multilateral

▪ diplomatic , political

▪ global , international

▪ constant , continuous

▪ difficult , tough

▪ delicate

▪ complex

▪ intense , serious

It's time for some serious ~.

▪ formal

▪ high-level

▪ pay ( esp. BrE ), salary ( esp. AmE ), wage ( esp. BrE )

▪ peace , trade , etc.

VERB + NEGOTIATION

▪ enter into , open , start

▪ break off

▪ continue , reopen , resume

▪ conduct

Negotiations were conducted in secret.

▪ handle

Allen had handled the ~s himself.

▪ lead

Leading those ~s is Senator Susan Collins of Maine.

▪ facilitate

▪ complete , conclude

▪ be open to , be subject to

The final price is open to ~.

NEGOTIATION + VERB

▪ take place

Union ~s take place behind closed doors.

▪ begin , start

▪ continue , go on

Negotiations continued all day to try to avert a strike.

▪ break down , collapse , fail

NEGOTIATION + NOUN

▪ process

▪ skills

▪ table

They wanted to bring the conflicting parties back to the ~ table.

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

Rents are agreed by ~.

▪ in ~ (with)

She is in ~ with other heads of state on the question of oil prices.

▪ through ~

The problem should be resolved through ~.

▪ under ~

Contracts are under ~.

▪ ~ between

The alliance is the product of months of ~ between the two parties.

▪ ~ for

The problem is not the ~s for a contract.

▪ ~ of

the ~ of a new contract

▪ ~ on

international ~s on reducing carbon emissions

▪ ~ over

~s over the number of houses to be built

▪ ~ with

~s with the other side

PHRASES

▪ a basis for ~

▪ a matter for ~

▪ months, years, etc. of ~

They signed the treaty after several years of ~.

▪ a process of ~

Compromise is reached by a process of ~.

▪ room for ~

There is considerable room for ~ on some of the details.

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