trading post - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “trading post”

See all translations

trading post

noun [C]
 
 
a small place, especially in the past, far from other places in which people live, where goods can be bought and sold or exchanged
(尤指旧时远离人口居住区的)贸易站
New York was originally a Dutch trading post.
纽约最初是荷兰人的贸易站。
Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
Translations of “trading post”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時遠離人口居住區的)貿易站…
(Definition of trading post from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “trading post” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More