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English definition of “director general of fair trading”

director general of fair trading

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE
in the UK, an official whose job is to make sure that buying and selling is honest and fair to buyers, sellers, producers, and consumers: The director general of fair trading said that double charging would be impossible to justify to consumers.
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