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English definition of “trade dispute”

trade dispute

noun [C]
 
 
HR →  industrial dispute
COMMERCE, POLITICS a disagreement between countries about the products they trade with each other, for example, about import taxes or limits on the number of goods that can be imported: a trade dispute with sb All trade disputes with Japan had been settled.a trade dispute over sth Clothing exports to the US continue to be affected by trade disputes over illegal transhipments. resolve/settle a trade dispute
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