from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to negotiation.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to negotiation.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to negotiation.


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  • Churchill, now a member of the war cabinet, put a stop to these negotiatory feelers.

    Human Smoke

  • The problem with e-mail is that it is so non-negotiatory.

    Why e-mail is bad for business.

  • The journey recalled old days — to how many such negotiatory meetings had he not gone or caused his adversaries to come!

    The Silver Spoon

  • Having completed his negotiatory visit he was being speeded on his way by the native staff of the firm, who had hung him with garlands like a sacrificial bull.

    Roving East and Roving West

  • In the course of Mr. Greeley's negotiatory business Mr. Lincoln had offered to welcome “any proposition which embraces the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • When we left the lower darkness and ascended to the floor of ice once more, Mignot expressed a desire to see my attempt at a sketch of the glacière from that point, as he had been much struck during his negotiatory visit of the night before by the sketch of the entrance to the Glacière of S. Georges, chiefly because he had guessed what it was meant for.

    Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland


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