negotiate
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negotiate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to arrange)
a. negociar
We hope the leaders of those two countries will negotiate a peace treaty.Esperamos que los líderes de esos dos países negocien un tratado de paz.
b. gestionar (deal, loan)
I managed to negotiate a loan at a rate of six percent.Conseguí gestionar un crédito a una tasa del seis por ciento.
2. (to deal with an obstacle)
a. salvar
We'll have to negotiate many difficulties to attain our goal.Deberemos salvar numerosas dificultades para alcanzar nuestra meta.
b. sortear
You negotiated a lot of obstacles to arrive here today.Sorteaste muchos obstáculos para llegar aquí hoy.
3. (to get over)
a. franquear
The campers negotiated the river in their rafts.Los acampantes franquearon el río en sus canoas.
b. subir
Loaded with his equipment, he struggled to negotiate the steep hill.Cargado con todos los equipos, debió hacer un gran esfuerzo para subir la empinada cuesta.
c. pasar
The truck tilted and creaked as Chase negotiated the stream and drove up the bank.La camioneta se inclinó y crujió cuando Chase pasó el arroyo y subió por el terraplén.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to have dealings with)
a. negociar
We refuse to negotiate with terrorists.Nos negamos a negociar con los terroristas.
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negotiate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (price, treaty)
a. negociar
price to be negotiatedprecio a convenir
2. (obstacle)
a. salvar, franquear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. negociar
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negotiate [nɪˈɡəʊʃɪeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (arrange) [+treaty] negociar; [+loan, deal] negociar; gestionar
2 (get round, over) [+bend] tomar; [+hill] subir; [+obstacle] salvar; franquear; [+river, stream] pasar; cruzar
I had to negotiate a pile of toys on the floor
intransitive verb
negociar
to negotiate for negociar para obtener; to negotiate for peace negociar para obtener la paz; entablar negociaciones de paz; to negotiate with sb negociar con algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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