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English definition of “fair trade”

fair trade

noun [U] (also fairtrade)    
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 / chocolate Business and commerce - general words fairly traded     adverb fairly traded bananas Business and commerce - general words
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