Having to trade something to another person to get something else done.
Example: The product management team is prioritizing features for the next quarter. There is limited engineering resources available to build new features, so the PMs have to horse trade to get their top features built and depriortize other features.
Variations: horsetrade, horse-trade, horse trading
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.