• WordNet 3.6
    • n negotiator someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Negotiator One who negotiates; a person who treats with others, either as principal or agent, in respect to purchase and sale, or public or private compacts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n negotiator One who negotiates; one who treats with others as either principal or agent in commercial transactions, or in the making of national treaties or compacts.
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  • William Shakespeare
    “Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.”
  • Richard M. Nixon
    “Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “Let us never negotiate out of fear but let us never fear to negotiate.”
  • Victor Kiam
    Victor Kiam
    “Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon.”
  • Dean Acheson
    Dean Acheson
    “Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.”
  • Marvin Gaye
    Marvin Gaye
    “Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L.: cf. F. négociateur,


In literature:

Wait for the issue of the negotiations now pending?
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
The negotiation was renewed.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
This negotiation could not be carried on without a large sum of money.
"The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius" by Jean Lévesque de Burigny
Howe wished to negotiate on the old ground now abandoned forever.
"In the Days of Poor Richard" by Irving Bacheller
A negotiator must often seem willing to hazard the whole issue of his treaty, if he wishes to secure any one material point.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
As to any terms you can possibly obtain, they shut out all negotiation at the very commencement.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The nature of these negotiations is still unknown to the German public.
"Germany, The Next Republic?" by Carl W. Ackerman
He occasionally negotiated for his king's release, but more successfully for that of his son Murdoch.
"A Short History of Scotland" by Andrew Lang
The bishop, appalled, sued for a truce, that they might negotiate terms of peace.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Some negotiations, which are not very clearly narrated, followed.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
In view of this and of negotiations with Mr. Chamberlain I advise you to follow a constitutional course.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
Nevertheless, he was an ambitious and shrewd negotiator.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
Therefore it is necessary to try negotiations, for sometimes more can be effected by speech than by arms.
"The Deluge, Vol. I. (of 2)" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
But Kordetski did not omit negotiations, seeing that Miller desired them earnestly and caught after every pretext.
"The Deluge, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
They consequently sent home one of their number to conduct negotiations to that end.
"Count Frontenac" by William Dawson LeSueur
But as matters are, so they are; it is enough that it is too late now to negotiate.
"Pan Michael" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
What, negotiate with such villains!
"The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. II. (of II)" by Moncure Daniel Conway
But he lost time in negotiations with the Austrian nobility.
"The Thirty Years' War" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The negotiation of treaties was obviously a function that should be committed to the executive alone.
"History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Vol. 2" by George Ticknor Curtis
Their negotiations with the vicar, carried on for some days, were in vain.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay

In news:

'Bourne' thesp in negotiations for Sony's untitled drama.
The Texas Rangers baseball team has won a bidding war to negotiate with a Japanese pitcher who is coming to America to play ball.
The government of Swaziland's King Mswati III is negotiating with South Africa for a $355 million financial bail out loan.
In an op-ed today, House Speaker John Boehner said that Obamacare needs to be on the table during negotiations over the fiscal cliff.
Negotiations continue on 10 percent of lands on Basalt Mountain, small part of Red Table.
President Barack Obama's proposal to reduce long-term deficits with $1.5 trillion in new taxes is less an opening bid in a negotiation than it is an opening salvo in a struggle to draw sharp contrasts with congressional Republicans.
Software that models human behaviour can make forecasts, outfox rivals and transform negotiations.
Office clerical workers and employers in Los Angeles-Long Beach on Friday wrapped up another week of negotiations and announced that talks will resume after the Labor Day holiday.
Michael Pena and Nick Swardson are in negotiations to star alongside Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari in Media Rights Capital's "30 Minutes or Less".
Small Group Now Leads Closed-Door Reform Negotiations.
Court hearing, negotiations ' collegial '.
After cancelled pension negotiations today between the City of Jacksonville and.
As student-loan market tightens, parents should negotiate with schools.
Clark Griffith, the owner of the lowly Washington Senators, wanted to time Feller 's fastball before a game in 1946, the right-hander refused to take part in the publicity stunt until he negotiated a fee for his services.
Most people don't have the heart or negotiating skills for this part, which is why there are so few pro flippers .

In science:

Building a team may involve coordination/negotiation protocols.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
They are results of negotiations among the Member States.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
According to the Treaty of Lisbon an extension of the European Union is easy practicable in the way that it needs no negotiations among the Member States about voting weights.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
Suppose players desire to have a particular probability distribution ρ ∈ ∆(ImG) apply to the outcomes of their play of the game G and that during pre-play negotiation the players are able to hire a referee for negligible cost.
Quantized Poker
In our view, the efficient approach called Intersection Continuity Negotiation (ICN) is worth considering .
Random planar graphs and the London street network
Dell played a dominant role, and hence the real story is that it negotiated one by one with its potential partners), and the word “fairness” is really ambiguous, theoretical research is still meaningful.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
Couples attempting to obtain positions at the same or neighboring institutions must prioritize differently when negotiating and accepting offers.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
There could be several motivations for this secrecy such as individual privacy expectations or negotiations among mutually untrusted parties.
Statistical Analysis of Privacy and Anonymity Guarantees in Randomized Security Protocol Implementations
This last result is critical for Theorem 26 in negotiating a lower bound on the number of chips between two stages in the time-evolution of the liar machine, so that at least one chip survives in a prescribed interval after n rounds.
Linearly Bounded Liars, Adaptive Covering Codes, and Deterministic Random Walks
The ln(3) in the above equation is not negotiable.
Thermodynamical Aspects of Gravity: New insights
Previous approaches to negotiate this difficulty have centered on sacrificing the Markov property rathe r than simpleness.
Compound Markov counting processes and their applications to modeling infinitesimally over-dispersed systems
The Service Reception receives the input from the CS i and analyze the specification about the required testing techniques. Based on the testing service specifications, the app ropriate set o f Clouds can be defined and identified through the negotiation p rocess in the Cloud Application Services .
A Model of Cloud Based Application Environment for Software Testing
He is a founding member of SoColNet, an international technical and scientific association, not for profit, that aims at promoting the area o f collaborative networks. His research interest is in the area of collaborative networks and electronic negotiations.
Agile Professional Virtual Community Inheritance via Adaptation of Social Protocols
Indeed, when collaborators need to modify potential interactions in a given state of the social process, the result of the negotiation is a change of the implemented social protocol ruling the social process.
Agile Professional Virtual Community Inheritance via Adaptation of Social Protocols
Negotiators of Deffuant et al each have an opinion which can be represented by a real number or by an integer. (Opinions on more than one sub ject are possible but we first deal with one opinion only.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics