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Definition of bargain verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bargain
    he / she / it bargains
    past simple bargained
    -ing form bargaining
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  1. 1to discuss prices, conditions, etc. with someone in order to reach an agreement that is acceptable synonym negotiate
  2. 2 He said he wasn't prepared to bargain. bargain (with somebody) (about/over/for something) In the market, dealers were bargaining with growers over the price of coffee.
  3. Phrasal Verbsbargain somethingawaybargain for/on something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bargain