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negotiation

(ne-go?she-a'shun) [L. negotium, business]
A form of conflict resolution in which two or more parties discuss their differences in the hope of reaching a mutually acceptable conclusion. See: alternative dispute resolution; conflict resolution
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ITEM: The Oregonian for November 28 called for Congress to authorize Medicare "to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies for lower medicine prices.
By putting all of Sue's (Cejka's) years of experience on video, she showed me what happens in the real world for people who negotiate job opportunities every day.
Extensively researched an pinpoint accurate in its critiques and scholarly assessments of deadly serious political problems, How Israelis and Palestinians Negotiate is a vital and welcome contributions to international political studies and reference shelves.
In addition to the combined resources of both agencies, this alliance eliminates negotiators from having to negotiate with a fellow officer from their own department.
Policymakers first tried to negotiate international investment rules as part of the International Trade Organization.
Compare different lease offers and negotiate terms.
To be prepared to negotiate the best possible deal with a managed care organization (MCO), a nursing home must coolly assess its market, itself and the MCO.
Negotiate and review contract proposals for member services that are submitted by payers, including insurance companies and health plans