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"trading" in British English

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tradingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪ.dɪŋ/
mainly UK the ​activity of ​buying and ​sellinggoods and/or ​services: She doesn't ​approve of Sunday trading (= ​shops being ​open on ​Sunday). the ​buying and ​selling of shares and ​money: The ​stockmarketmovedaheadslightly in ​active trading today.
(Definition of trading from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trading" in Business English

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tradingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪdɪŋ/
COMMERCE the ​business of ​buying and ​sellinggoods and ​services: The ​retailsector showed ​signs of ​improvementfollowing better than expected Christmas trading. China has quickly become one of Africa's largest ​bilateral trading ​partners. The ​luxurygoods group's ​results were particularly notable given the tough trading ​conditions. disappointing/​poor/good trading illegal trading Sunday/24-hr trading
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the ​activity of ​buying and ​sellingshares, ​currencies, etc. on ​financialmarkets: afternoon/early/morning trading The ​stockrose $3.50 to $16.375 on Nasdaq in afternoon trading. If we receive your ​order after the ​close of trading, you will ​pay the next ​business day's ​price. electronic/​internet/​online trading busy/​hectic/​light trading commodity/​currency/​equity trading bond/​share/​stock trading
(Definition of trading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trading”
in Chinese (Simplified) 买卖, 贸易, 营业…
in Chinese (Traditional) 買賣, 貿易, 營業…
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