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verb [intransitive]     haggle pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
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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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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