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barter

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbɑː.tər/ us    /ˈbɑːr.t̬ɚ/
to exchange goods for other things rather than for money: He bartered his stamp collection for her comics. We spent a whole hour bartering with stallholders for souvenirs.

barter

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɑː.tər/ us    /ˈbɑːr.t̬ɚ/
the act or system of bartering goods: The currency has lost so much of its value that barter has become the preferred way of doing business.
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