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transactverb [T]

uk   us   /trænˈzækt/ formal
to do and ​complete a ​businessactivity: The ​sale was transacted in ​conditions of the ​greatestsecrecy.
(Definition of transact from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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transactverb [T]

 us   /trænˈzækt/ fml
to do ​business, to ​buy or ​sell things: You can transact ​businesselectronically.
transaction
noun [C]  us   /trænˈzæk·ʃən/
It was the ​biggestrealestate transaction in the city’s ​history.
(Definition of transact from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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transactverb [I or T]

uk   us   /trænˈzækt/ formal
COMMERCE to make and complete a purchase (= occasion when you ​buy something) or a ​sale: The ​company transacts ​business in various ​foreign countries. Some 40% of its foreign-exchange ​deals are now transacted through the ​net.transact with sb/sth IT ​lowers the ​costs of transacting with outside ​suppliers.
(Definition of transact from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transact”
in Spanish negociar, tramitar…
in Vietnamese tiến hành…
in Malaysian mengurus…
in Thai ดำเนินการ…
in French traiter…
in German abwickeln…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做(生意), 办理(业务)…
in Indonesian melakukan bisnis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做(生意), 辦理(業務)…
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