deliberate; to polish

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磋商 磋商 cuo1 shang1
to consult; to discuss seriously; to negotiate; to confer; negotiations; consultations

切磋 切磋 qie1 cuo1
to compare notes; to learn from one another; to swap pointers

切磋琢磨 切磋琢磨 qie1 cuo1 zhuo2 mo2
lit. cutting and polishing (idiom); fig. to learn by exchanging ideas or experiences