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bargaining chip

noun as in negotiating asset

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Commissioner Fred Kosmo said in last week’s meeting that all the District 9 tweaking left him feeling like underrepresented communities were being treated as “bargaining chips.”

Beijing had always denied the two cases were linked, but the timing of their release fuels Western accusations that the men were bargaining chips, held to help secure Meng’s eventual release.

From Time

Remote work is already a bargaining chip in job recruiting and negotiations, says Hackston.

Now researchers at Northwestern University are suggesting new ways to redress this power imbalance by treating our collective data as a bargaining chip.

Many men withhold it as a bargaining chip for civil divorce proceedings.

From Ozy

That victory for the tab became a bargaining chip in all future dealings with the superstar.

“Energy is used as precisely this bargaining chip,” Brown concedes.

Barack Obama may have a new bargaining chip in negotiations over the debt limit.

Gun control advocates have told me the assault weapons ban was intended to be a bargaining chip.

Instead of seeing it as a bargaining chip, perhaps we should treat the GOP proposal as a serious governing document.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bargaining chip, such as: leverage, advantage, clout, edge, influence, and power.

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