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"the rag trade" in British English

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the rag tradenoun [S]

uk   us   informal
the clothes-making ​industry
(Definition of the rag trade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the rag trade" in Business English

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the rag tradenoun [S]

uk   us   informal COMMERCE
the ​business of making and ​selling clothes: He ​finally got ​started in the rag ​trade, ​peddling clothes out of a hand-cart.
(Definition of the rag trade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the rag trade”
in Chinese (Simplified) 服装业…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製衣業…
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