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English definition of “fair trade”

fair trade

noun [U] uk (also fairtrade)   us  
a way of buying and selling products that makes certain that the people who produce the goods receive a fair price: Fair trade, say Oxfam, is about giving poor people power. fair trade coffee/chocolateBusiness and commerce - general words
fairly traded
adverb uk   us  
fairly traded bananasBusiness and commerce - general words
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