dealnounuk us /diːl/
deal noun (AGREEMENT)
- They backed out of the deal the day before they were due to sign the contract.
- Do you think the government should try to strike a deal with the terrorists?
- We won't be able to make a profit on the deal unless we raise the sale price.
- After some tough bargaining, we finally agreed on a deal.
- Our firm could lose a lot of money if the deal is unsuccessful.
deal noun (AMOUNT)
- We Americans owe a great deal to our European cousins.
- I've been in this job for 30 years, and I've picked up a good deal of expertise along the way.
- This product has excited a great deal of media interest.
- A great deal has been achieved, most notably free elections.
- There is a great deal of interest in harnessing wind and waves as new sources of power.
deal noun (SHARING OUT)
dealverb [I or T]uk us /diːl/ (dealt, dealt)
deal verb [I or T] (DO BUSINESS)
deal verb [I or T] (SHARE OUT)