Pronunciation: (ni-gō"shē-ā'shun, -sē-), [key]
1. mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement: the negotiation of a treaty.
2. the act or process of negotiating.
3. an instance or the result of negotiating.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.