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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorse-tradingˈhorse-ˌtrading noun [uncountable]  the activity of discussing issues or making deals in which everyone tries hard to gain advantages for their own side, especially in politics or business
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horse-tradingpolitical horse-tradingThe results of such horse-trading are not always satisfactory.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhorse-tradingˈhorse-ˌtrading noun [uncountable] journalismCOMMERCE when two sides discuss a business deal in a very forceful way, each one trying to get as much as they can without making the other want to stop the dealThere has been some intense horse-trading today.
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