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"GATT" in British English

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GATTnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ɡæt/
abbreviation forGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: an ​internationalagreement to end ​rules that ​limittrade, in ​force from 1948 until 1994
(Definition of GATT from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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GATTnoun [U]

 /ɡæt/ (abbreviation of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)
world history an ​agreement made by 132 ​countries to ​improvetrade from 1948 to 1994
(Definition of GATT from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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GATTnoun

uk   us   /ɡæt/ ECONOMICS, POLITICS
abbreviation for General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: an ​internationalorganization whose ​purpose was to ​reduceruleslimitingtrade between its ​members. It was ​replaced in 1995 by the World Trade Organization.
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(Definition of GATT from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “GATT”
in Chinese (Simplified) 关贸总协定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關稅暨貿易總協定…
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