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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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The university's bargainers thought they found a work-around to the disagreement last week when they proposed creating a medical or childbirth "hardship fund" that all graduate students - whether or not they held a fellowship - could tap in an emergency.
Guilty bargainers are more prosocial and undertake less duplicity in comparison with negotiators who are in a negative emotional condition.
Other libertarians, including many Bargainers, never even went through a period of expecting anything from the Bush White House.
This framework allows us to consider scenarios in which an arbitrator or final decision maker places little or much weight on the recommendation, and we model the effects of such weighting on the bargainers' contract zone--the region of outcomes that both bargainers both prefer to an arbitrated outcome.
Farber (1980) and Miller (2000) suggest that FOA bargainers strategically align their final offers around the median of the arbitrator's preferred award distribution.
Meanwhile, the Negotiations Support Team, made up of members who completed a for-credit negotiations workshop, is assisting MEA bargainers by visiting school sites to survey members and research issues.
Bargainers (22 percent) live a healthy lifestyle, but look at attaining health is an equation--trading fitness for fond indulgences.
You just can't get cosy with BMW because they are tough, hard bargainers, which is why they're so successful.
House-Senate bargainers bowed to a White House veto threat and upheld the four-decade old ban on most travel to Cuba, reports AP (Nov.
It costs upwards of $5,000 to be heard, though there apparently are discounts for famous people or for hard bargainers.
And the best bargainers will win big prizes with a really special prize for the region's top haggler.