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1. To negotiate. For example, if the asking price for a house is $300,000 and a potential buyer does not want to pay that much, he may bargain with the seller to lower the price to $280,000.

2. A purchase with a price lower than fair market value, or at least lower than competitors' prices.


  1. the sale of a product at a cut price as a means of promoting sales of the product. See SALES PROMOTION.
  2. the sale or purchase of a FINANCIAL SECURITY on the STOCK MARKET.
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Former NAB chief Qamar Zaman Chaudhry faced severe criticism last year after he accepted a plea bargain request of former Balochistan secretary finance Mushtaq Raisani in the Rs3 billion corruption case.
In the first part of the ECHO's big drive to find the best place to shop, we've compared the prices for basic items in both Home Bargains and B&M Bargains.
In a second reference, all three accused entered into another plea bargain, which was approved by Accountability Court in Karachi in November 2001.
The variable is 0 for students whose birth cohorts had no exposure, either because they were over 18 when a DTB law was passed or because they were born in a state that did not impose a duty to bargain.
However, major entrepreneurial decisions by the employer about the future of the business itself, such as the decision to close the business or to sell part or all of the business, is generally a decision over which the employer is not required to bargain.
Chris Edwards Junior, trading director at Bargain Buys, said: "We really are delighted to be opening our first Bargain Buys in the North-east at Portrack Retail Park, Stockton.
4) A topic is mandatory where the law requires both sides to bargain over it, permissive where either party may refuse to bargain over it, and prohibited where the law forbids the parties from bargaining over it.
Obama Focuses on Elusive Grand Bargain in Hill Outreach
Take the Bargain Buy Advisor challenge to shake our economy into a better tomorrow by being as thrifty as possible shopping at the Bargain Buy Advisors' site at www.
Although the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 has made refusal to bargain collectively by the employer with a recognized union and for a recognized union with the employer an unfair labour practice, the provision does not have much significance in the absence of statutory obligation to recognize representative unions for the purpose of bargaining.
Bargain Booze declined to comment, although The Grocer understands that the company was still using the fascia.
Everybody likes to get a deal, and I don't think that excitement of finding a bargain is lost on even the wealthiest people,'' said Michele Rothstein, senior vice president of marketing for Chelsea Premium Outlets, which owns outlet centers in Camarillo and Desert Hills.