Translation of "trade" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (BUSINESS) 商业 uk us /treɪd/

[ C ] a particular business or industry

the building/catering/tourist trade 建筑/饮食服务/旅游行业
the book/car/fur trade 图书/汽车/皮毛制品行业
He worked in the same trade all his life. 他终身从事同一行业。

[ C or U ] a job, especially one which needs special skill and which involves working with your hands

After she left school, she went to college to learn a trade. 她中学毕业后去一家技术学院学一门手艺。
He's a carpenter by trade. 他是干木工活的。
the trade [ S ]

the people who work in a particular business or industry or in the same one

People who work in the trade can buy their books at a discount. 同行购书可以打折。
The company only supplies its goods to the (building/catering) trade, not direct to the public. 这家公司只向(建筑/饮食服务)从业者提供货物,而不直接面向公众。

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