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  • 1trade deficit — ➔ deficit * * * trade deficit UK US noun [C, usually singular] (also trade gap) ECONOMICS, COMMERCE, FINANCE ► a situation in which the value of goods that a country imports is more than the value of goods it exports, or the size of this… …

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  • 2Trade policy of Japan — Export policiesFor many years, export promotion was a large issue in Japanese government policy. Government officials recognized that Japan needed to import to grow and develop, and it needed to generate exports to pay for those imports. After… …

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  • 3trade show — show (def. 24). [1925 30] * * * or trade fair Temporary market organized to promote trade, where buyers and sellers gather to transact business. Trade fairs are organized at regular intervals, generally at the same location and time of year. They …

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  • 4merchandise — {{11}}merchandise (n.) mid 13c., trading, commerce; mid 14c., commodities of commerce, wares, articles for sale or trade, from Anglo Fr. marchaundise, O.Fr. marcheandise goods, merchandise; trade, business (12c.), from marchaunt merchant (see… …

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  • 5trade surplus — A nation s excess of exports over imports during a given time frame. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * trade surplus trade surplus ➔ surplus1 * * * trade surplus UK US noun [C, usually singular] ECONOMICS, COMMERCE, FINANCE ► a situation in… …

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  • 6merchandise — I noun articles, articles of commerce, assets, belongings, capital goods, cargo, chattel, commodities, consumer durables, consumer goods, contents, effects, freight, goods, goods for sale, items for sale, line, line of goods, manufactured goods,… …

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  • 7Trade — Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s house …

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  • 8Trade dollar — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …

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  • 9Trade price — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …

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  • 10Trade sale — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …

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  • 11Trade wind — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …

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  • 12trade — 1 n 1 a: the business or work in which one engages regularly b: an occupation requiring manual or mechanical skill c: the persons engaged in an occupation 2: the business of buying and selling or bartering commodities 3: an act or instance of… …

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  • 13Merchandise — Mer chan*dise, n. [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.] 1. The objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods; commodities. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or business of trading;… …

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  • 14merchandise — [mʉr′chən dīz΄; ] for n., also [, mʉr′chəndīs΄] n. [ME marchandise < OFr < marchant: see MERCHANT] 1. things bought and sold; goods; commodities; wares 2. Obs. buying and selling; trade vt., vi. merchandised, merchandising 1. to …

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  • 15merchandise — [n] goods for sale commodity, effects, job lot, line, material, number, produce, product, seconds, staple, stock, stuff, truck, vendible, wares; concept 338 merchandise [v] sell goods advertise, buy and sell, deal in, distribute, do business in,… …

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  • 16Trade — Trade, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Traded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trading}.] 1. To barter, or to buy and sell; to be engaged in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or anything else; to traffic; to bargain; to carry on commerce as a… …

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  • 17Merchandise — Mer chan*dise, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Merchandised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Merchandising}.] To trade; to carry on commerce. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18trade|a|ble — «TRAY duh buhl», adjective. that can be traded: »stamps tradeable for merchandise …

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  • 19Merchandise Mart — This article is about the building in Chicago, Illinois. For other subjects, see Merchandise Mart (disambiguation). The Chicago Merchandise Mart General information Ty …

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  • 20Trade — This article is about the economic mechanism. For other uses, see Trade (disambiguation). Purchase redirects here. For other uses, see Purchase (disambiguation) Trader in Germany, 16th century …

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