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In an era of billion-person countries and trillion-pound economies, we need to find ways to amplify our voice. We are most likely to be heard when the Chinese negotiate with a £10 trillion E.U., not a £1.5 trillion Britain.
Douglas Alexander

Meaning of "negotiate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NEGOTIATE

From Latin negōtiārī to do business, from negōtium business, from nec not + ōtium leisure.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NEGOTIATE

negotiate  [nɪˈɡəʊʃɪˌeɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NEGOTIATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Negotiate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb negotiate in English.

WHAT DOES NEGOTIATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Negotiation

Negotiation is a dialogue between two or more people or parties intended to reach an understanding, resolve points of difference, to gain advantage for an individual or collective, or to craft outcomes to satisfy various interests. Negotiation occurs in business, non-profit organizations, government branches, legal proceedings, among nations and in personal situations such as marriage, divorce, parenting, and everyday life. The study of the subject is called negotiation theory. Professional negotiators are often specialized, such as union negotiators, leverage buyout negotiators, peace negotiators, hostage negotiators, or may work under other titles, such as diplomats, legislators or brokers.

Definition of negotiate in the English dictionary

The first definition of negotiate in the dictionary is to work or talk to achieve. Other definition of negotiate is to succeed in passing through, around, or over. Negotiate is also to transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO NEGOTIATE

PRESENT

Present
I negotiate
you negotiate
he/she/it negotiates
we negotiate
you negotiate
they negotiate
Present continuous
I am negotiating
you are negotiating
he/she/it is negotiating
we are negotiating
you are negotiating
they are negotiating
Present perfect
I have negotiated
you have negotiated
he/she/it has negotiated
we have negotiated
you have negotiated
they have negotiated
Present perfect continuous
I have been negotiating
you have been negotiating
he/she/it has been negotiating
we have been negotiating
you have been negotiating
they have been negotiating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I negotiated
you negotiated
he/she/it negotiated
we negotiated
you negotiated
they negotiated
Past continuous
I was negotiating
you were negotiating
he/she/it was negotiating
we were negotiating
you were negotiating
they were negotiating
Past perfect
I had negotiated
you had negotiated
he/she/it had negotiated
we had negotiated
you had negotiated
they had negotiated
Past perfect continuous
I had been negotiating
you had been negotiating
he/she/it had been negotiating
we had been negotiating
you had been negotiating
they had been negotiating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will negotiate
you will negotiate
he/she/it will negotiate
we will negotiate
you will negotiate
they will negotiate
Future continuous
I will be negotiating
you will be negotiating
he/she/it will be negotiating
we will be negotiating
you will be negotiating
they will be negotiating
Future perfect
I will have negotiated
you will have negotiated
he/she/it will have negotiated
we will have negotiated
you will have negotiated
they will have negotiated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been negotiating
you will have been negotiating
he/she/it will have been negotiating
we will have been negotiating
you will have been negotiating
they will have been negotiating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would negotiate
you would negotiate
he/she/it would negotiate
we would negotiate
you would negotiate
they would negotiate
Conditional continuous
I would be negotiating
you would be negotiating
he/she/it would be negotiating
we would be negotiating
you would be negotiating
they would be negotiating
Conditional perfect
I would have negotiate
you would have negotiate
he/she/it would have negotiate
we would have negotiate
you would have negotiate
they would have negotiate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been negotiating
you would have been negotiating
he/she/it would have been negotiating
we would have been negotiating
you would have been negotiating
they would have been negotiating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you negotiate
we let´s negotiate
you negotiate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to negotiate
Past participle
negotiated
Present Participle
negotiating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NEGOTIATE


appreciate
əˈpriːʃɪˌeɪt
associate
əˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
consociate
kənˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
depreciate
dɪˈpriːʃɪˌeɪt
differentiate
ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃɪˌeɪt
disassociate
ˌdɪsəˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
dissociate
dɪˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
expatiate
ɪkˈspeɪʃɪˌeɪt
ingratiate
ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪˌeɪt
initiate
ɪˈnɪʃɪˌeɪt
instantiate
ɪnˈstænʃɪˌeɪt
officiate
əˈfɪʃɪˌeɪt
potentiate
pəˈtɛnʃɪˌeɪt
propitiate
prəˈpɪʃɪˌeɪt
reinitiate
ˌriːɪˈnɪʃɪˌeɪt
renegotiate
ˌriːnɪˈɡəʊʃɪˌeɪt
satiate
ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt
sociate
ˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
substantiate
səbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt
vitiate
ˈvɪʃɪˌeɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NEGOTIATE

negligence
negligent
negligent homicide
negligently
negligibility
negligible
negligibleness
negligibly
negotiability
negotiable
negotiable instrument
negotiable securities
negotiant
negotiating table
negotiation
negotiator
negotiatory
negotiatress
negotiatrices
negotiatrix

WORDS THAT END LIKE NEGOTIATE

affiliate
alleviate
appropriate
circumstantiate
collegiate
consubstantiate
dedifferentiate
humiliate
immediate
inappropriate
insatiate
intermediate
licentiate
noninitiate
novitiate
ostiate
prenegotiate
transubstantiate
tritiate
uninitiate

Synonyms and antonyms of negotiate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NEGOTIATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «negotiate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of negotiate

Translation of «negotiate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NEGOTIATE

Find out the translation of negotiate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of negotiate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «negotiate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

商议
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

negociar
570 millions of speakers

English

negotiate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बातचीत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتفَاوَضُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вести переговоры
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

negociar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দরাদরি করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

négocier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berunding
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verhandeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

交渉する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

협상하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rembugan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thương lượng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேச்சுவார்த்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाटाघाटी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görüşmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

negoziare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wynegocjować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

проводити переговори
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a negocia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαπραγματεύομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderhandel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förhandla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forhandle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of negotiate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NEGOTIATE»

The term «negotiate» is very widely used and occupies the 15.304 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NEGOTIATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «negotiate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «negotiate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about negotiate

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10 QUOTES WITH «NEGOTIATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word negotiate.
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Randa Abdel-Fattah
In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.
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Douglas Alexander
In an era of billion-person countries and trillion-pound economies, we need to find ways to amplify our voice. We are most likely to be heard when the Chinese negotiate with a £10 trillion E.U., not a £1.5 trillion Britain.
3
Ian Anderson
There seems to be an inclination among rock musicians to be very carefree with money, but I negotiate the best flight and hotel deals on our tours to maximise the band's income - I don't want too see too much taken off the top line.
4
Gary Bettman
It takes two sides to make a deal, two sides to negotiate and two sides to make it go bad.
5
Marsha Blackburn
Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
6
James Brolin
The fact is, I am in my third marriage and I do not believe in divorce. But I was half the problem, I guarantee you. More than half the problem. I couldn't negotiate with the other women.
7
Joyce Brothers
Never try to negotiate with anyone after he or she has eaten. People are best persuaded on an empty stomach. And forget power breakfasts. There is no convincing anyone of anything before 10 A.M.
8
Laura Bell Bundy
My father has a manufacturing company in Kentucky, and he's an electrical engineer. A brilliant man. A brilliant businessman. So he understands the business aspects of my business very well. My dad and I always communicate when I have to negotiate a deal.
9
Maria Cantwell
Everybody says they want to have private providers and we're saying fine. Let the states negotiate on behalf of a population in your state to drive down your costs. Don't just give subsidies to insurance companies for expensive insurance.
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Frank Carson
What's the difference between my wife and a terrorist? You can negotiate with a terrorist.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NEGOTIATE»

Discover the use of negotiate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to negotiate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Negotiate to Win
This indispensable guide covers all you'll ever need to know about negotiating, including: The 21 rules of successful negotiating -- and how to defend against them!
Jim Thomas, 2009
2
Negotiate to Win!: Talking Your Way to What You Want
An expert in the field of business communication introduces an effective, easy-to-understand approach to the art of negotiation and persuasion that explains how to maximize negotiation skills in both one-on-one meetings and a formal ...
Patrick Collins, 2009
3
You Can Negotiate Anything
Negotiation is a field of knowledge and endeavor that focuses on gaining the favour of people from whom we want things : prestige, freedom, money, justice, status, love, security and recognition. 30 weeks on the New York Times Bestsellers ...
Herb Cohen, 2007
4
How to Negotiate Anything with Anyone Anywhere Around
This new, updated edition of this long-trusted guide provides readers with the savvy they need to negotiate with finesse and ease, no matter where they are.
Frank L. Acuff, 2008
5
Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate
In Beyond Reason, they show readers how to use emotions to turn a disagreement-big or small, professional or personal-into an opportunity for mutual gain.
Roger Fisher, Daniel Shapiro, 2005
6
Feminists Negotiate the State: The Politics of Domestic Violence
This book explores feminist engagements with each of the three branches of government, examining the response of the Executive branch (through mandatory police arrest policies), the Judicial branch (through the use of Battered Woman's ...
Cynthia R. Daniels, Rachelle Brooks, 1997
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Negotiate to Close: How to Make More Successful Deals
Explains the strategies, tactics, and techniques of negotiation, covering diverse types of negotiation situations, the goals of buyers, the power of taking risks, how to make concessions the smart way, how to negotiate within your own ...
Gary Karrass, 1987
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Negotiating Globally: How to Negotiate Deals, Resolve ...
This book, grounded in research with managers from Asia, Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East, leaves no doubt as to why." —Donald P. Jacobs, dean emeritus, Kellogg School of Management,Northwestern University "Negotiating ...
Jeanne M. Brett, 2007
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How to Negotiate Effectively
This new edition also contains material on identifying true decision makers, and how to spot buying signals in negotiations.
David Oliver, 2010
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How Germans Negotiate: Logical Goals, Practical Solutions
"Drawing on interviews with dozens of European and American negotiators, Smyser offers diplomats and businesspeople an incisive portrait of their German counterparts.
W. R. Smyser, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NEGOTIATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term negotiate is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Good agents do a lot more than negotiate contracts
Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has made the personal decision not to use an agent for his next contract negotiation. His first-person article ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
2
New Book Asks: Negotiate With Terrorists?
WASHINGTON—. A one-time senior aide to former British prime minister Tony Blair is calling for Western powers to negotiate with the ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
3
HHS Pushes States To Negotiate Lower Obamacare Rates
Some analysts who have looked at health insurers' proposed premiums for next year predict major increases for policies sold on state and ... «WebMD, Jul 15»
4
Aid group tries to negotiate for the release of a South African and a …
JOHANNESBURG – A South African humanitarian organization says it has begun efforts to negotiate the release of two hostages who have ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Giants' union rep Rashad Jennings pushing for players to negotiate
If agents become increasingly obsolete in the NFL one day, a motion put forward in the NFL Players' Association by Giants running back ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Feds Push States to Negotiate Lower Obamacare Rates
Some analysts who have looked at health insurers' proposed premiums for next year predict major increases for policies sold on state and ... «Governing, Jul 15»
7
Cancer specialists urge letting Medicare negotiate drug prices
The letter also suggested that the CMS be allowed to negotiate drug prices for the traditional Medicare program. Federal law currently prohibits ... «ModernHealthcare.com, Jul 15»
8
What's to negotiate? Illinois GOP, Dems can't agree on topic
SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton on Wednesday invited Gov. Bruce Rauner to hit the reset button on stalled budget talks and ... «Illinois News Network, Jul 15»
9
LUFC Sharp flying home to negotiate a deal with blades
Leeds United striker Billy Sharp is flying back from the tour of Austria and Norway as a move to one of his former clubs Sheffield United moves a ... «Vitalfootball, Jul 15»
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Bolivian Government Ratifies Willingness to Negotiate with Strikers
We are always willing to negotiate, but those who abandoned the negotiation yesterday were not us. They were the Comcipo members and defining any new ... «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Negotiate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/negotiate>. Dec 2019 ».
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