[ni-goh-shee-eyt] /nɪˈgoʊ ʃiˌeɪt/
verb (used without object), negotiated, negotiating.
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.
to arrange for or bring about by discussion and settlement of terms:
to negotiate a loan.
to manage; transact; conduct:
He negotiated an important business deal.
to move through, around, or over in a satisfactory manner:
to negotiate a difficult dance step without tripping: to negotiate sharp curves.
to transfer (a draft, promissory note, etc.) to a new owner by endorsement and delivery or by delivery.
to work or talk (with others) to achieve (a transaction, an agreement, etc)
(transitive) to succeed in passing through, around, or over: to negotiate a mountain pass
1590s, “businessman,” from Latin negotiator “one who carries on business by wholesale,” from negotiatus, past participle of negotiari (see negotiation). Meaning “one who carries on negotiations” is from c.1600.
“to communicate in search of mutual agreement,” 1590s, back-formation from negotiation, or else from Latin negotiatus, past participle of negotiari. In the sense of “tackle successfully” (1862), it at first meant “to clear on horseback a hedge, fence, or other obstacle” and “originated in the hunting-field; those who hunt the fox like also to hunt jocular verbal novelties” [Gowers, 1965]. Related: Negotiated; negotiating.
[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
[ney-gree sem-bee-lahn, sem-bee-lahn, nuh-gree] /ˈneɪ gri sɛmˈbi lɑn, ˌsɛm biˈlɑn, nəˈgri/ noun 1. a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 2580 sq. mi. (6682 sq. km). Capital: Seremban. /ˈnɛɡrɪ sɛmˈbiːlən/ noun 1. a state of S Peninsular Malaysia: mostly mountainous, with large areas under paddy and rubber. Capital: Seremban. Pop: 859 924 (2000). […]