free trade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “free trade” in the English Dictionary

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

"free trade" in American English

See all translations

free tradenoun [U]

 /ˈfri ˈtreɪd/
social studies the ​buying and ​selling of ​goods, without ​limits on the ​amount of ​goods that one ​country can ​sell to another, and without ​specialtaxes on the ​goodsbought from a ​foreigncountry: a free-trade ​agreement
(Definition of free trade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"free trade" in Business English

See all translations

free tradenoun [U]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
internationaltrade in which ​companies can ​import and ​export each other's ​goods without the usual ​taxes, ​limits, etc.: Business ​groups and ​advocates of ​freetrade have ​pushed for ​even more ​cooperation among the three ​nations.free trade agreement/treaty/policy If ​accepted, the new ​freetradeagreement would ​build on existing ​arrangements in South America.
(Definition of free trade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “free trade”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由贸易…
in Turkish serbest ticaret…
in Russian свободная, беспошлинная торговля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由貿易…
in Polish wolny handel…
What is the pronunciation of free trade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More