- n. 谈判；会谈
- vt. 谈判；会谈
- n. (Parley)人名；(英)帕利
1、parl- + -ey.
2、from Middle French parlée, from fem. past participle of Old French parler "to speak".
- parley (n.)
- "conference, speech," especially with an enemy, mid-15c., from Middle French parlée, from fem. past participle of Old French parler "to speak" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *paraulare, from Late Latin parabolare "to speak (in parables)," from parabola "speech, discourse," from Latin parabola "comparison" (see parable).
- parley (v.)
- late 14c., "to speak, talk, confer," probably a separate borrowing of Old French parler "to speak" (see parley (n.)). Related: Parleyed; parleying. Meaning "to discuss terms" is 1560s, from the noun.
- 1. The governor was forced to parley with the rebels.
- 2. The government is ready to hold a parley at any moment.
- 3. The general held a parley with the enemy about exchanging prisoners.
- 4. Then he began to parley with me.
- 5. When warring families wanted to make peace and arrange a parley, the Bocchicchio clan was contacted.
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