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"trade sth in" in British English

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trade sth in

phrasal verb with trade uk   us   /treɪd/ verb
(Definition of trade sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trade sth in" in Business English

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trade sth in

phrasal verb with trade uk   us   /treɪd/ 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)
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