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trading British & World English

The action or activity of buying and selling goods and services

trade British & World English

Buy and sell goods and services

day trading British & World English

A form of share dealing in which individuals buy and sell shares over the Internet over a period of a single day’s trading, with the intention of profiting from small price fluctuations

horse-trading British & World English

The buying and selling of horses

trading card British & World English

Each of a set of picture cards, typically featuring popular cartoon characters, that are collected and traded, especially by children

trading floor British & World English

An area within an exchange or a bank or securities house where dealers trade in shares or other securities

trading post British & World English

A store or small settlement established for trading, typically in a remote place

trading stamp British & World English

A stamp given by some stores to a customer according to the amount spent, and exchangeable in the appropriate number for various articles

carbon trading British & World English

Another term for emissions trading.

trading estate British & World English

A specially designed industrial and commercial area

emissions trading British & World English

A system by which countries and organizations receive permits to produce a specified amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, which they may trade with others

programme trading British & World English

The simultaneous purchase and sale of many different stocks, or of stocks and related futures contracts, with the use of a computer program to exploit price differences in different markets

algorithmic trading British & World English

Automated trading by computers which are programmed to take certain actions in response to varying market data

high-frequency trading British & World English

A type of algorithmic trading in which large volumes of shares are bought and sold automatically at very high speeds

overtrade British & World English

Engage in more business than can be supported by the market or by the funds or resources available

trade down in trade British & World English

Sell something in order to buy something similar but less (or more) expensive

trade on in trade British & World English

Take advantage of (something), especially in an unfair way

trade down British & World English

Sell something in order to buy something similar but less (or more) expensive

trade on British & World English

Take advantage of (something), especially in an unfair way

insider dealing British & World English

The illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to one’s own advantage through having access to confidential information

insider trading in insider dealing British & World English

The illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to one’s own advantage through having access to confidential information

trade something in in trade British & World English

Exchange a used article in part payment for another

trade something in British & World English

Exchange a used article in part payment for another

trade something off in trade British & World English

Exchange something of value, especially as part of a compromise

trade something off British & World English

Exchange something of value, especially as part of a compromise


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