a meeting of minds

a meeting of minds
a meeting of (the) minds
an understanding or agreement between people

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a meeting of minds (or US a meeting of the minds)
: an understanding or agreement between two people or groups

The company and the union tried to come to a meeting of the minds. [=they tried to reach an agreement]

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Main Entry:meeting
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a meeting of (the) minds — see meeting
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Main Entry:mind

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