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Negotiate

This week’s word is:  Negotiate

Definition: To negotiate – Verb.

To discuss an issue with one or more people in order to reach an understanding or agreement.

Negotiation occurs in business, legal proceedings, amongst nations and in personal situations like marriage, divorce and parenting

Etymology: Negotiatus – From Latin: negotiari  which means “to carry on business”.  In the same way, something which is “non-negotiable” is something which is firmly established and cannot be changed through discussion.

 

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