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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bargaining mean? 

  The noun BARGAINING has 1 sense:

1. the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement

  Familiarity information: BARGAINING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("bargaining" is a kind of...):

dialogue; negotiation; talks (a discussion intended to produce an agreement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bargaining"):

plea bargain; plea bargaining ((criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge)

haggle; haggling; wrangle; wrangling (an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining))

holdout (a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal)

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