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"free trade" in British English

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free tradenoun [U]

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internationalbuying 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 Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"free trade" in American English

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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

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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…
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