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English definition of “deal”

deal

noun [C] (AGREEMENT)    /dɪəl/
B2 an agreement or an arrangement, especially in business: a business deal The unions and management have made a two-year pay and productivity deal. I'll make/do a deal with you - you wash the car and I'll let you use it tonight. She got a good deal (= paid a low price) on her new house. Is industry getting a raw/rough deal from (= being unfairly/badly treated by) the EU?Business and commerce - general words
(Definition of deal noun (AGREEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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