Definition of dealing in English:

dealing

Line breaks: deal|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈdiːlɪŋ
 
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noun

1 (dealings) Business relations or transactions: they had dealings with an insurance company
More example sentences
  • We're certainly looking into real estate transactions and business dealings.
  • They have achieved that through sound business dealings and good management.
  • Settlements and compromises in business dealings are made through mediation and discussion.
Synonyms
business methods, business practices, business, commerce, trading, trafficking, marketing, merchandising, transactions, financial transactions; behaviour, conduct, actions, policy
1.1A personal connection or association with someone: my dealings with the gentler sex
More example sentences
  • The original draft called for associates to refrain from ‘all social intercourse and dealings with disloyal persons’.
  • The strange thing is I hardly know the fellow and have had no personal dealings with him.
  • A kind, good natured and most conscientious gentleman, Jimmy was well qualified in his career and always brought the personal touch to his dealings with people.
Synonyms
2The activity of buying and selling a particular commodity: share dealings drug dealing
More example sentences
  • Mrs Wood said 50 of the tablets in his house belonged to a friend and that all his drug dealing had been to ‘friends and acquaintances’.
  • Drug dealing was perceived to be the biggest problem by around 10 per cent of both groups who completed the questionnaire.
  • Police will also have the power to charge owners or managers allowing the dealing of drugs.

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