[ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-] /nɪˌgoʊ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-/
mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement:
the negotiation of a treaty.
the act or process of .
an instance or the result of .
a discussion set up or intended to produce a settlement or agreement
the act or process of negotiating
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.
[ni-goh-shee-eyt] /nɪˈgoʊ ʃiˌeɪt/ verb (used without object), negotiated, negotiating. 1. to deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract or in preliminaries to a business deal. verb (used with object), negotiated, negotiating. 2. to arrange for or bring about by discussion and settlement of terms: to negotiate […]
[nee-gris] /ˈni grɪs/ noun, Older Use: Usually Offensive. 1. a term used to refer to a black woman or girl. /ˈniːɡrɪs/ noun 1. a female Black person n. 1750, from French négresse, fem. of nègre “negro,” which came to French via Spanish or Portuguese (see Negro).
[ney-gree] /ˈneɪ gri/ noun 1. any of the microscopic bodies found in the nerve cells of animals affected with rabies. Negri body Ne·gri body (nā’grē) n. An eosinophilic inclusion body found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the rabies virus.
[ni-gril-oh] /nɪˈgrɪl oʊ/ noun, plural Negrillos (especially collectively) Negrillo. 1. a member of any of various small-statured, indigenous peoples of Africa, as a Pygmy. /nɪˈɡrɪləʊ/ noun (pl) -los, -loes 1. a member of a dwarfish Negroid race of central and southern Africa