Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who negotiates.
  • noun A diplomat, moderator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)

Etymologies

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From Latin negōtiātor ("merchant, banker")

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