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English definition of “trader”

trader

noun [C]     /ˈtreɪdər/
US ( UK dealer) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a person or company that buys and sells shares , currencies , etc.: It resulted from trading losses in derivatives by a single trader at the firm's Singapore office . a bond / currency / stock trader
COMMERCE a person or business that buys and sells goods : Supermarkets have driven many small traders out of business .
→ See also day trader, floor trader, foreign exchange trader, free trader, rogue trader, sole trader
(Definition of trader noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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