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verb [intransitive] haggle pronunciation in American English /ˈhæɡ(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhaggle
he/she/ithaggles
present participlehaggling
past tensehaggled
past participlehaggled
  1. 1
    to argue in order to agree on the price of something
    haggle with: You get good prices on materials by haggling with local manufacturers.
    haggle over/about: I didn’t bother to haggle about the price.
    haggle someone/something down: We haggled down the rent by about a third.
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  2. 2
    to argue about the details of something
    haggle over/about: Some countries are still haggling over the terms of the treaty.
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