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trading postnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallplace, ​especially in the past, ​far from other ​places in which ​peoplelive, where ​goods can be ​bought and ​sold or ​exchanged: New York was ​originally a ​Dutchtradingpost.
(Definition of trading post from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trading postnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE in the past, a ​place where ​goods were ​bought, ​sold, or bartered: Fort Union was the most important fur ​tradingpost on the upper Missouri.
E-COMMERCE a ​website where ​people can ​buy and ​sell things: The ​internet is an ​electronictradingpost that ​cuts out the ​middleman.
(Definition of trading post from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trading post”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时远离人口居住区的)贸易站…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時遠離人口居住區的)貿易站…
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