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English definition of “trade”

trade

noun     /treɪd/
BUYING AND SELLING [U] B1 the buying and selling of large numbers of goods or services , especially between countries : a trade agreement / dispute They rely heavily on trade with Europe . The laws ban the international trade in ivory .Business and commerce - general words
BUSINESS [C] a particular area of business or industry : the building / tourist tradeBusiness and commerce - general words
JOB [C] B2 someone's job , especially one which needs skill in using their hands : He's a builder by trade.Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
(Definition of trade noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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