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Meaning of “barter” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of barter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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barterverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈbɑr·t̬ər/
to ​exchangegoods for other things ​rather than for ​money: [I] In the ​marketplace, you can barter for ​souvenirs by ​offeringjeans and ​lipstick.
(Definition of barter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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barterverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈbɑːtər/ COMMERCE
to ​exchangegoods or ​services for other things rather than for ​money: barter (sth) for sth Cheap ​manufacturedgoods were bartered by the ​traders for all kinds of tropical ​products.
to discuss and come to an ​agreement about the ​price of something: He bartered down the ​price of the ​flat and ​saved thousands of ​pounds.barter with sb You need to barter with the ​cellphonecompany to get the ​plan you want at the ​price you want.
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barternoun [U]

uk   us   /'bɑːtər/ COMMERCE
the ​practice or ​system of bartering ​goods: Barter can be attractive for ​smallerbusinesseskeen to ​savemoney. Earlier ​economiesworked on a barter ​system.
(Definition of barter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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