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An action, belief, or physical item that a party perceives as important or essential to his/her satisfaction or happiness.
A particular way of getting an interest met, but not necessarily the only way of getting that interest met.
A form of negotiation in which elements of each party's positions are seen as things to be traded back and forth in an effort to get needs partially met.
Interests held by all parties to a conflict.