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scrap dealer Line breaks: scrap deal|er

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(British also scrap merchant)

Definition of scrap dealer in English:


A person who deals in scrap metal or other waste articles.
Example sentences
  • Prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) are still terrible, an aluminum scrap dealer on the East Coast says.
  • The project has seen scrap dealers sign up to a code of practice designed to prevent the crooks from selling on their ill-gotten goods.
  • The aircraft did not leave the country and was later sold at auction and then purchased by a scrap dealer.

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