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1.The action of buying and selling goods and services.
‘a move to ban all trade in ivory'
‘a significant increase in foreign trade'
‘The creation of a complex global economy has had effects way beyond the international trade in goods and services.'
‘The retail liquor trade in New York state in those days was burdened by antiquated laws and corrupt officialdom.'
‘The daily trade in currency exchange alone is more than 50 times the value of world trade in goods and services.'
2.The practice of making one's living in business, as opposed to in a profession or from unearned income.
‘the aristocratic classes were contemptuous of those in trade'
3.(in sport) a transfer.
‘players can demand a trade after five years of service'
‘Despite the aid of a late-round trade and two compensatory picks, they left with eight unfilled.'
‘He was at the helm for less than two years and only had one off-season to make trades and sign free agents.'
‘Meanwhile, NFL fans have come to expect trades featuring faceless draft picks.'
‘An aggressive streak with free agency and trades has offset some so-so draft picks and mistakes with the defense.'
4.A job requiring manual skills and special training.
‘the fundamentals of the construction trade'
‘he's a carpenter by trade'
‘It begins at school leaving age in manual trades and post higher education for professionals.'
‘For the 37-year-old former hairdresser, it's the culmination of three years of hard work learning the skills of the trade.'
‘And it also keeps alive ancient trades, skills and crafts by channelling them into making products for the western consumer.'
5.The people engaged in a particular area of business.
‘in the trade this sort of computer is called ‘a client-based system''
‘Illicit dealers targeted the trade as demand for poultry meat increased year on year.'
‘With a worried look on your face, they give you the bits they sell to the trade rather than the DIY-ers; better quality, and much cheaper.'
‘For the information of those of you not in the trade, that ‘under prolonged questioning by journalists' speaks volumes.'
‘He comes into the trade at a buoyant time, with brisk business reported locally in the market.'
6.People licensed to sell alcoholic drink.
‘I do not believe that stopping the debate or cancelling the very hard work that has been done so far by both officers and representatives of the trade would be of help in any way.'
‘A vintner found selling corrupt wine was forced to drink it, then banned from the trade.'
‘Lovely man, but I don't think he's got a future in the licensed trade.'
‘The good news is that if you want to pursue a career in the licensed trade there are industry recognised forms of career development.'
‘Publicans say the licensed trade is dying in Bradford as people are reluctant to re-open businesses which were damaged during the riots.'
7.A trade wind.
‘the north-east trades'
‘Typically, the trades bring warm moist air towards the Indonesian region.'
1.A trade wind.
‘middlemen trading in luxury goods'
2.Buy and sell goods and services.
‘Such patients might be trading in the stock market, and might be the type to jump out of the window, if share prices were to plummet sharply.'
‘However, as Jon's pointed out, the trading of goods and services is different to trading in events.'
‘However, developers are much more cautious and trading in office sites is almost at a standstill.'
‘Dozens of utilities have suffered huge losses from trading in the wholesale market.'
3.Buy or sell (a particular item or product)
‘she has traded millions of dollars' worth of metals'
‘The expense issue would be less of a problem if there was a mandatory requirement (or a tax penalty if not fulfilled) for shops to sell fairly trading goods.'
‘There will be swap meets and dealer booths for those looking to sell or trade items, or expand their collections.'
‘He started his career trading commodities, working till 2am to catch the latest crop reports from Brazil.'
‘It was here that the humans sold and traded their slaves.'
4.(especially of shares or currency) be bought and sold at a specified price.
‘the dollar was trading where it was in January'
‘The currency then traded freely for the first time in a decade and has since lost around 70% of its value.'
‘By April 1981, there were a large number of newspaper stocks publicly traded on U.S. stock exchanges.'
‘However, with the shares currently trading just off an all-time high, we would look for price weakness to build a position.'
‘The shares are currently trading at over $48 and analysts have a share price target of over $70 on the stock.'
5.Exchange (something) for something else, typically as a commercial transaction.
‘they trade mud-shark livers for fish oil'
‘It is both a needed reminder and a adept demonstration that watching courtship treated as a noble game is still quite rewarding even in times where romance is traded for expediency.'
‘Money made trade enormously more fluid by replacing barter (trading one good for another) with a single unit of exchange that could be traded for any good.'
‘She sent her children to live in a crackhouse where drugs were traded for guns.'
‘There is also an interesting scene in which a girl is traded for a mule, and no one feels particularly slighted!'
6.Give and receive (something, typically insults or blows)
‘they traded a few punches'
‘When two men become involved in a brawl and start trading blows and punches and kicks and so forth, how does the law of provocation relate to that circumstance?'
‘Reputations have been attacked, insults traded, legal action threatened.'
‘I'm quite interested in political debate, but there's a difference between debate and trading insults.'
‘As soon as the scrum broke up it was all in, punches traded, insults thrown and another lecture from the referee.'
7.Transfer (a player) to another team.
‘would his behaviour cause them to trade him?'
‘Baseball fans who oppose the current system hate it when teams have to hold fire sales or trade away players who are soon to be free agents.'
‘A player might be traded, which could be disruptive, but he still will have the same job at the same pay - just somewhere else.'
‘Teams are cautious about trading a player who could come back to haunt them.'
‘When players are traded, sometimes they take shots at their former team.'