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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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append ([K.sub.j]) [for all] users of BE slices; 8 End 9 step2: generate BE bargainers' sets for all users 10 Z = [] 11 For each i in I 12 calculate [[DELTA]w.sub.t] using equation (4); 13 For each j in J 14 calculate [bar.[??].sub.ij] using equation (12); 15 calculate [l.sub.ij] using equation (10); 16 If [bar.[??].sub.ij] >= [bar.[??].sup.min.sub.ij] AND [l.sub.ij] == 1 17 calculate [[phi].sub.ij] using equation (13); 18 Z.append (i, j, [bar.[??].sub.ij], [[phi].sub.ij]); 19 End 20 End 21 End 22 step3: find proper match 23 Temp (i) = []; 24 For each i [member of] I 25 generate table [Z.sub.ij] from Z; /* sub set of all possible BE bargainers of i.
The SD population is composed of price takers and bargainers. Price takers purchase services at the posted price.
University bargainers "are sitting at a bargaining table with a labor union and they're trying to call us students and not workers."
A negotiated result is a favorable outcome for the bargainers if it is more relevant than the present option.
Now I must say at the outset that despite having lived a number of years in Asia, I am no bargainer.
The middlemen or "net bargainers" will only take a cut of the discount they get you as they bargain on your behalf for lower prices with e-retailers, Xinhua reported.
Other libertarians, including many Bargainers, never even went through a period of expecting anything from the Bush White House.
Although the Iranians are professional and diligent bargainers on the regional issues, they never act irrationally, he added.
It became apparent wage inflation had emerged as a worry for the Monetary Policy Committee, which was therefore keen to send a signal to wage bargainers that it was determined to head off the inflation risks generated by last year's surge in commodity prices.
Meanwhile, the secondary effects of oil prices, which depend on the response of wage bargainers and price setters, have been muted.
Farber and Katz (1979) studied bargainer incentives under conventional arbitration and show that uncertainty about the arbitrator's notion of a fair settlement is a key variable that increases the bargainers' contract zone (i.e., the region of outcomes mutually preferred to the disputants' reservation values or threat points).
The intent of interest arbitration is not to have arbitrators impose settlements on the bargainers but rather to encourage negotiation by the parties.