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trade

verb (EXCHANGE)    /treɪd/
[T] to exchange something, or to stop using or doing something and start using or doing something else instead: The children traded comics. [+ two objects] I'll trade you some of my chocolate for some of your ice cream. I wouldn't trade you for the world (= I do not want a different partner). → See also tradesth inReplacing and exchanging [T] If people trade statements of a particular type, they say or tell them to each other: We sat around the dinner table, trading stories. The two politicians didn't really discuss the issues, they just traded insults.Ways of talking
(Definition of trade verb (EXCHANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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