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negotiator

Definition:

someone who negotiates (confers with others to reach a settlement)

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

negotiate

Plural:

negotiators

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

negotiant | treater | negotiatress [rare] | negotiatrix [rare]

Etymology:

from Latin negōtiārī to do business, from negōtium business, from nec not +...
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

negotiator | negotiate

someone who is discussing something to try to reach an agreement | to work or talk (with others) to achieve (a transaction, an agreement, etc) | ... (24 of 483 words, 6 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/negotiator

Macmillan British Dictionary:

negotiate | negotiator [singular] | negotiators [plural] | negotiated [past tense] | negotiating [present participle] | negotiates [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive/transitive] to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation | ... (21 of 152 words, 2 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/negotiate

American Heritage Dictionary:

negotiate | negotiated [past tense] | negotiating [present participle] | negotiates [3rd-person singular present] | negotiator [noun, related] | negotiatory [adjective, related]

To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement | To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement | To ... (26 of 135 words, 6 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/negotiate

Wikipedia:

Negotiator [disambiguation]

a person who engages in negotiation. Negotiator may also refer to: The Negotiator, a 1998 action film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey | The Negotiator (novel), an unrelated 1989 crime novel by Frederick Forsyth | iRobot Negotiator, an... (38 of 123 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Negotiator

New World Dictionary:

negotiate | negotiated [past tense] | negotiating [present participle] | negotiator [noun, related]

to confer, bargain, or discuss with a view to reaching agreement | to make arrangements for, settle, or conclude (a business transaction, treaty, ... (22 of 75 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/negotiate

Oxford Dictionary:

negotiator

a person who conducts negotiations (5 of 38 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/negotiator

Cambridge Dictionary:

negotiator

someone who tries to help two groups who disagree to reach an agreement with each other, usually as a job (20 of 36 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/negotiator

Wiktionary:

negotiator | negotiators [plural] | negotiant | negotiants [plural]

One who negotiates. | A diplomat, moderator. (6 of 10 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/negotiator

Merriam-Webster:

negotiant

one that negotiates (3 of 14 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/negotiant

Random House Dictionary:

negotiant

a person who negotiates; negotiator. (5 of 11 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/negotiant

Encarta Dictionary:

negotiant | negotiants [plural]

a dealer or trader, especially somebody in the wine trade | somebody who negotiates (13 of 30 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861632736​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

negotiator | negotiate

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Latin negōtiārī to do business, from negōtium business, from nec not + ōtium leisure

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/negotiator

Wiktionary:

negotiator | negotiators [plural]

Origin: Latin negōtiātor ("merchant, banker")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/negotiator

negotiant | negotiants [plural]

Origin: Latin negotians, propast participlepr. of negotiari: compare French n├ęgociant.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/negotiant

negotiatrix [obsolete] | negotiatrices [plural]

Origin: Latin.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/negotiatrix

Audio references

Cambridge Dictionary:

negotiator

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "negotiator"

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the Free Dictionary:

negotiator

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negotiant

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Negotiatrix

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Google Dictionary:

negotiator | negotiators [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "negotiator"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

negotiator

Audio: North American pronunciation of "negotiator"

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negotiant

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Collins Dictionary:

negotiant

Audio: British English pronunciation of "negotiant"

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YourDictionary Audio:

negotiant

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "negotiant" by speech synthesizer

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