one of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's stages of dying in which the dying tries to bargain with God or another religious figure, promising to change, make amends, or atone for his or her wrongdoings in order to avoid death.
The process through which members of a legislative body compromise in order to reach an effective public policy solution. | The senators engaged in bargaining in order to reach an agreement on the agriculture bill. [ Lesson 7
Bargaining is a type of negotiation in which the buyer and seller of a good or service dispute the price which will be paid and the exact nature of the transaction that will take place, and eventually come to an agreement. It is very prevalent in many parts of the world, although less prevalent in Europe and North America. In the regions where it is common, only certain transactions are considered appropriate for bargaining.