Antonyms for negotiations

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-
Phonetic Transcription : nɪˌgoʊ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-

Definition of negotiations

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French negociacion "business, trade," and directly from Latin negotiationem (nominative negotiatio) "business, traffic," noun of action from past participle stem of negotiari "carry on business, do business, act as a banker," from negotium "a business, employment, occupation, affair (public or private)," also "difficulty, pains, trouble, labor," literally "lack of leisure," from neg- "not" (see deny) + otium "ease, leisure." The sense expansion from "doing business" to also include "bargaining" about anything took place in Latin.
  • noun bargaining
Example sentences :
  • And this we are trying to do in negotiations with the Soviet Union.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Under these unsatisfactory conditions, the negotiations opened.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • At last the negotiations with the Mamunds began to reach a conclusion.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • While these negotiations went on, Arthur continued gradually to decline.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Jules Favre was entrusted with the negotiations with Bismarck.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • She would not have dared to obtrude into the negotiations which seemed at hand.
  • Extract from : « Pee-wee Harris » by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • To return to our negotiations for the freedom of the Princes.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete » by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  • The negotiations were finally brought to a conclusion in November, 1778.
  • Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various
  • These conditions were rejected, and the negotiations were again interrupted.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
  • He had contrived his negotiations with a wonderful skill and foresight.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum

Synonyms for negotiations

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