trade verb definition in Economy topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Economy topic
1 [intransitive, transitive] to buy and sell things trade (in something) (with somebody) The firm openly traded in arms. Early explorers traded directly with the Indians. trading partners (= countries that you trade with) trade something (with somebody) Our products are now traded worldwide. 2 [intransitive, transitive] trade (something) to be bought and sold, or to buy and sell something, on a stock exchange Shares were trading at under half their usual value.

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