Definition of negotiator in US English:

negotiator

noun

  • A person who conducts negotiations.

    ‘US trade negotiators’
    ‘a hostage negotiator’
    • ‘On returning from service in 1946, he began work as an estate agent initially as a debt collector and then a negotiator.’
    • ‘The negotiators are there trying to talk him down from right alongside of him.’
    • ‘The negotiators would come up, attempt to talk this person into letting them go.’
    • ‘Russia's fears are understandable but they might take some comfort that they are shared by the US negotiators.’
    • ‘Canadian negotiators have placed themselves firmly in the activist camp.’
    mediator, arbitrator, arbiter, moderator, go-between, middleman, intermediary, intercessor, interceder, intervener, conciliator
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Pronunciation

negotiator

/nəˈɡoʊʃiˌeɪdər//nəˈɡōSHēˌādər/