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English definition of “Trading Standards”

Trading Standards

noun    
[plural or U] GOVERNMENT, COMMERCE in the UK, a local government department that checks that stores and restaurants are obeying laws for selling goods, food, etc.: More than 106,000 complaints about rogue tradesmen are lodged with Trading Standards each year. a Trading Standards officer/official the Trading Standards Institute/Department
(Definition of Trading Standards noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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