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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Negotiation  \Ne*go`ti*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  negotiatio:  cf  F. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  negotiating;  a  treating  with  another 
  respecting  sale  or  purchase.  etc 
  2.  Hence  mercantile  business;  trading.  [Obs.] 
  Who  had  lost,  with  these  prizes,  forty  thousand 
  pounds,  after  twenty  years'  negotiation  in  the  East 
  Indies.  --Evelyn. 
  3.  The  transaction  of  business  between  nations;  the  mutual 
  intercourse  of  governments  by  diplomatic  agents,  in  making 
  treaties,  composing  difference,  etc.;  as  the  negotiations 
  at  Ghent. 
  An  important  negotiation  with  foreign  powers. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  discussion  intended  to  produce  an  agreement;  "the  buyout 
  negotiation  lasted  several  days"  [syn:  {talks}] 

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