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"trade sth in" in British English

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(Definition of “trade sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trade sth in

phrasal verb with trade uk /treɪd/ us verb

COMMERCE to give something that you own as part of the payment for something that you buy, especially a new type of the same product:

I'm wondering whether to trade my computer in now before it grinds to a halt.
trade sth in for sth Millions of Americans have traded their cars in for off-roaders in recent years.

(Definition of “trade sth in” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)