[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.
adjective including taxes and other amounts plus the net amount
[noo r-uh l, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər əl, ˈnyʊər-/ adjective 1. of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system. /ˈnjʊərəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system adj. “pertaining to a nerve or nerves,” 1830, from Greek neuron “nerve” (see neuro-) + adjectival suffix -al (1). Related: Neurally. neural […]
[noo-truh l, nyoo-] /ˈnu trəl, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. not taking part or giving assistance in a dispute or war between others: a neutral nation during World War II. 2. not aligned with or supporting any side or position in a controversy: The arbitrator was absolutely neutral. 3. of or belonging to a neutral state or […]
[noo-tral-i-tee, nyoo-] /nuˈtræl ɪ ti, nyu-/ noun 1. the state of being . 2. the policy or status of a nation that does not participate in a war between other nations: the continuous neutrality of Switzerland. 3. status, as of a seaport during a war. /njuːˈtrælɪtɪ/ noun 1. the state or character of being neutral, […]