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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdealdeal1 /diːl/ ●●● S1 W1 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 agreement [countable]AGREE an agreement or arrangement, especially in business or politics, that helps both sides involved πŸ”Š They made a deal to sell the land to a property developer.deal with πŸ”Š rumors that the company had done a deal with Microsoft to market its productsdeal between πŸ”Š Twelve US soldiers were released after a deal between the army and the guerillas.2 β†’ a great/good deal3 treatment [countable usually singular]TREAT/BEHAVE TOWARDS treatment of a particular type that is given or receiveda better/fairer etc deal πŸ”Š a better deal for nurses πŸ”Š The prime minister promised farmers a new deal (=a new and fairer system).a rough/raw deal (=unfair treatment) πŸ”Š Women tend to get a raw deal from employers.4 β†’ it’s a deal5 β†’ what's the deal?6 cards [singular]DGC when you give out cards to players in a card game β†’ dealer πŸ”Š It’s your deal, Alison.7 wood [uncountable] British EnglishTIHBP fir or pine wood used for making things πŸ”Š a deal table8 β†’ a deal of something β†’ big dealCOLLOCATIONSverbsdo a dealThe two companies have recently done a major deal.make a deal informalWhy don't we make a deal to stay out of each other's way?reach/strike a deal (=agree a deal after a lot of discussions)The US and North Korea reached a deal about North Korea's nuclear development program.sign a dealThe singer has signed a $20 million deal with an American TV network.negotiate a deal (=agree a deal by discussing over a long period)We have negotiated a special deal with one of the world’s leading car hire companies.close/conclude a deal formal (=agree a deal formally)A deal between the two companies has now been concluded.clinch a deal (=finally agree on a deal, especially one that is good for you)The salesman was eager to clinch the deal.cut a deal informal (=agree a deal, especially when it is difficult or you have to accept some things you would rather not accept)In the end, they had to cut a deal with the Communists.have a deal informal (=have made or agreed on a deal)Do we have a deal?get a good deal (=buy something at a good price)He thought he had got a good deal.back out of/pull out of a deal (=decide not to make a deal after discussing one)Twenty-five jobs were lost after their partner pulled out of the deal.a deal goes through/ahead (=it happens as arranged)It’s 99% certain that the deal will go through.a deal falls through (=does not happen as arranged)The cost was simply too high, so the deal fell through.ADJECTIVES/NOUN + deala good deal (=a good price, offer, or arrangement)You can buy two for Β£10, which sounds like a good deal.a business dealHe lost a fortune in an unwise business deal.a pay deal (=one that involves an agreement about how much people will be paid)They are currently negotiating a new pay deal.a peace deal (=an agreement to end fighting between countries)Hopes of a peace deal are fading.a financial/political etc dealAfter weeks of negotiation the prospect of a political deal seemed increasingly unlikely.an arms/weapons deal (=one which involves selling weapons)A number of recent arms deals have embarrassed the government.a record deal (=one between a singer or band and a recording company)It’s hard for a band to get a record deal.a one-year/two-year etc deal (=one that will be fixed for one year, two years etc)The five-year deal is estimated to be worth $17.2 million.a shady deal (=dishonest or illegal)Some senior members of the party were involved in shady deals and bribery.phrasespart of the dealI got free accommodation as part of the deal.the terms of a deal (=the details or conditions in it)The hotel group refused to release the financial terms of the deal.a done deal informal (=something that has been completely agreed)The takeover has been described as a done deal.
Examples from the Corpus
dealβ€’ Taylor recently signed a deal to lease her three-bedroom home for $14,000.β€’ As a result, you can get a better deal on a Mac today than at any time in the past.β€’ It all adds up to a better deal, for your managers, your training budget and for effective corporate management development.β€’ With interest rates low, deals and refinancings are expected to be brisk.β€’ They agreed a $55 million deal with a leading Japanese automobile company.β€’ Clare's fund gets Β£90million from the new deal.β€’ Wickes lost a lot of money on two large property deals.β€’ The actions left industry analysts uncertain about the deal.β€’ Negotiations for the deal took more than 14 months.β€’ The payments were awarded to him in spite of the fact that he participated in the negotiation of the deal with VastNed.β€’ It is expected that the deal will be finalized before the end of May.β€’ The deal would create the nation's largest credit card company.deal withβ€’ I spend most of my working day dealing with customer inquiries.β€’ I deal with farmers, selling them things like cattle feed and insecticides.β€’ Who is dealing with the accommodation arrangements for the conference?β€’ They don't buy their office supplies from a store - they only deal with the manufacturers.β€’ We don't deal with the actors directly - we usually have to go through their agents.β€’ I'm sorry I'm late. I had an urgent call to deal with.β€’ The police received training in how to deal with families of crime victims.β€’ I try to deal with everyone in an honest, ethical way.β€’ There's only one way to deal with naughty children and that's to be strict with them.a better/fairer etc dealβ€’ Strength in numbers will allow us to give customers a better deal.β€’ Just compare Cosmos value - we are convinced you won't find a better deal anywhere!β€’ It's certainly hard to find a better deal anywhere else in the country.β€’ Could we find a better deal on word processors?β€’ I will never lie against my people, crawl for a better deal for myself.β€’ He said she made up the tales of abuse to get a better deal in the divorce.β€’ Under increasing public pressure, farmers are taking a greater interest in free-range systems which give a fairer deal to farm animals.β€’ It all adds up to a better deal, for your managers, your training budget and for effective corporate management development.