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trading post

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE in the past, a place where goods were bought, sold, or bartered: Fort Union was the most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri.
E-COMMERCE a website where people can buy and sell things: The internet is an electronic trading post that cuts out the middleman.
Translations of “trading post”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時遠離人口居住區的)貿易站…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时远离人口居住区的)贸易站…
(Definition of trading post from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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