US: /nəˈɡoʊʃiˌeɪt/, /nɪˈɡoʊʃiˌeɪt/
UK: /nɪɡˈə‍ʊʃɪˌe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

negotiate /ni'gouʃieit/
  • động từ
    • (thương nghiệp), (chính trị) điều đình, đàm phán, thương lượng, dàn xếp
      • to negotiate a treaty: đàm phán để ký một hiệp ước
    • đổi thành tiền, chuyển nhượng cho người khác để lấy tiền, trả bằng tiền (chứng khoán, hối phiếu, ngân phiếu)
    • vượt qua được (vật chướng ngại, khó khăn...)

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb
1 [V] ~ (with sb) (for / about sth) to try to reach an agreement by formal discussion: The government will not negotiate with terrorists. + We have been negotiating for more pay. + a strong negotiating position + negotiating skills
2 [VN] to arrange or agree sth by formal discussion: to negotiate a deal / contract / treaty / settlement + We successfully negotiated the release of the hostages.
3 [VN] to successfully get over or past a difficult part on a path or route: The climbers had to negotiate a steep rock face.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 deal, bargain, dicker, haggle, chaffer, palter; discuss, debate, mediate, consult, parley, speak, talk, transact, come to terms:
A conglomerate is negotiating to buy our company. The company asked me to negotiate on our behalf
2 arrange (for), organize, orchestrate, conduct, handle, manoeuvre, manage, engineer, work out, settle, get, obtain, bring off or about, carry off, accomplish, do, execute, effect, complete, conclude, Colloq pull off:
Will you be able to negotiate a loan for the car?
3 manoeuvre, clear, get through or past or round or over, pass, cross, Colloq make (it (through or past or round or over)):
Will you be able to negotiate the barbed-wire fence?

Collocation dictionary

1 try to reach an agreement


a carefully negotiated series of concessions
| successfully | freely | individually, separately
Rents are individually negotiated between landlord and tenant.
| jointly | directly
negotiating directly with the rebels
| secretly | constantly, continually
The parameters of the job are being continually negotiated.


be able to | be prepared to, be willing to
Are the employers really willing to negotiate?
| attempt to, seek to, try to | manage to | help (to)


to negotiate between the two sides
| for
We are negotiating for the release of the prisoners.
| on
They have refused to negotiate on this issue.
| on behalf of
negotiating on behalf of Britain
| with
I managed to negotiate successfully with the authorities.

2 successfully get over/past sth


easily, safely
He safely negotiated the slippery stepping stones.


be difficult to
The flight of steps was quite difficult to negotiate with a heavy suitcase.

Concise English dictionary

+discuss the terms of an arrangement
+succeed in passing through, around, or over