Trade

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Definition

to trade (with a country): to do business, to deal, to buy and sell, to transact (with a country)
verb
free trade international trade that is free of such government interference as protective tariffs and import quotas
world trade transactions or trade between the world

to trade (one thing for another): to exchange, to change, to switch, to swap (one thing for another)
verb

a trade (profession): a profession, a job, an employment, a line of work
noun
a trade paper, magazine a newspaper or publication for people to advertise things for sale

Examples

  • "Xavier taught me the perfume trade because he wanted me to take over his business, and carry on his legacy."
  • "I was hoping we could trade some money!"
  • "Fans of the punk group 'Down with the Duke' will finally get their wish when the band makes its highly anticipated comeback tomorrow night at the Free Trade Room in New York City."
  • "In closing, I'd just like to dedicate this moment to my grandfather Xavier Delavigne, who raised me like his own son, taught me the perfume trade, and sacrificed everything he had to send me to this school."
  • "We have trading partners all over the world, improving educational facilities, and natural resources which will last us for centuries."
  • "Susie : Yes, and from the industry trade publication 'American Perfume Digest', here is Mr. Philip Cheeter."

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