Translation of "trade" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] (BUYING AND SELLING) 买卖 uk us /treɪd/

the activity of buying and selling, or exchanging, goods and/or services between people or countries

The country's trade in manufactured goods has expanded in the last ten years. 该国的工业品贸易在最近10年里扩大了规模。
Seventy per cent of the country's trade is with Europe. 该国70%的贸易是和欧洲做的。
The two countries have signed a trade agreement for one year only. 这两个国家签署了一项为期仅1年的贸易协定。

business activity

Since the supermarket opened, many small local shops have lost up to 50% of their trade. 自从这家超市开张后,当地许多小商店失去了一半的生意。
In hot weather, shops do a roaring/brisk trade in (= selling a lot of) cold drinks and ice creams. 天热时,商店里的冷饮和冰激凌卖得非常火爆。
This level of confidence in the economy is good for trade generally. 这种经济上的信任水平通常适合于进行贸易。

(Translation of “trade noun (BUYING AND SELLING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)