Translation of "barter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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barterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈbɑː.tər/ us /ˈbɑːr.t̬ɚ/

to exchange goods for other things rather than for money

He bartered his stamp collection for her comics. 他用他集的邮票换她的连环漫画书。
We spent a whole hour bartering with stallholders for souvenirs. 我们花了整整一个小时与摊贩交换纪念品。

barternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɑː.tər/ us /ˈbɑːr.t̬ɚ/

the act or system of bartering goods

The currency has lost so much of its value that barter has become the preferred way of doing business. 货币贬值如此严重,这样易货交易成了做生意的优先选择。

(Translation of “barter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)