VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


negotiate (v): to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement with them
E.g.: The government has refused to negotiate with the strikers.
E.g.: I’m negotiating for a new contract.
E.g.: I’ve managed to negotiate (= get by discussion) a five percent pay increase with my boss.

negotiation (n): the process of discussing something with someone in order to reach an agreement with them, or the discussions themselves
E.g.: The agreement was reached after a series of difficult negotiations.
E.g.: The exact details of the agreement are still under negotiation.

public company (n): 上市公司a business that is owned by many people who have bought shares in it

共同开发-Joint development

restructure (v):改造 to organize a company, business, or system in a new way to make it operate more effectively:
E.g.: The price has gone up and down amid talk of restructuring the company.
E.g.: Retirees have had to accept drastically reduced retirement and health benefits as the industry has restructured.
E.g.: The company may also have to restructure the way it processes transactions.

restructuring (n): the act of organizing a company, business, or system in a new way to make it operate more effectively:
E.g.: The company underwent (经历) restructuring and 1,500 workers lost their jobs.
E.g.: She announced a restructuring of management last week.

profit (n): money that is earned in trade or business after paying the costs of producing and selling goods and services
E.g.: She makes a big profit from selling waste material to textile companies.
E.g.: Company profits are down from last year’s figures.
E.g.: He sold his house at a huge profit.

unprofitable (adj): not making a profit
E.g.: Rural railway lines risk being axed because they are unprofitable.

profitable (Adj): resulting in or likely to result in a profit or an advantage
E.g.: Over the years it has developed into a highly profitable business.
E.g.: profitable investment

up front-If you give someone an amount of money up front, you pay that person before they do something for you.
E.g.: He wants all the money up front or he won’t do the job.

occupancy rate (n)入住率
E.g.: At present, we have a 60% occupancy rate, we anticipated a higher rate

many a lot of competition(n)
many companies which/that are our competition

our company would reach the next level in its development


negotiation- /nəˌɡoʊ.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/