There are 2 translations of trade in Spanish:

trade1

Pronunciation: /treɪd/

n

[Econ]
  • 1 1.1 u (buying, selling) comercio (m) domestic/foreign trade comercio interior/exterior they were doing a roaring o brisk trade in umbrellas estaban haciendo un gran negocio con los paraguas, estaban vendiendo paraguas como pan caliente or como rosquillas [familiar/colloquial] to be in trade [dated] ser* comerciante (before n) trade agreement acuerdo (m) comercial trade association asociación (f) comercial trade balance balanza (f) comercial trade barrier barrera (f) arancelaria trade cycle ciclo (m) comercial trade deficit o gap déficit (m) en la balanza comercial trade description (BrE) descripción (f) comercial trade discount descuento (m) comercial trade dispute conflicto (m) laboral, conflicto (m) colectivo (Esp) trade fair feria (f) comercial or de muestras trade surplus superávit (m) comercial trade price precio (m) al por mayor trade sanctions sanciones (fpl) comerciales trade tariffs tarifas (fpl) comerciales to publish the trade figures publicar* las estadísticas de la balanza comercial the imbalance in the trade figures el desequilibrio de la balanza comercial trade route ruta (f) comercial 1.2 u (business, industry) industria (f) the textile trade la industria textil the hotel trade la hotelería, la industria hotelera the grocery trade el ramo de la alimentación she's in the antique trade se dedica a la compraventa de antigüedades (before n) trade directory guía (f) de fabricantes y comerciantes trade journal publicación (f) especializada 1.3 c (skilled occupation) oficio (m) to learn a trade aprender un oficio he's a carpenter by trade es carpintero de oficio she's a dentist/journalist by trade es dentista/periodista de profesión 1.4 (people in particular business, occupation) the trade el gremio as they say in the trade como dicen los del gremio or los entendidos 1.5 u (customers) it's designed to attract the tourist trade está pensado para atraer a los turistas the shop relies heavily on passing trade (BrE) la tienda depende en gran parte de la clientela de paso
  • 2 2.1 (exchange) I'll make o do a trade with you te lo/la cambio 2.2 (AmE) [Sport] (of players) traspaso (m) 2.3 (AmE) [Sport] (player) jugador traspasado, jugadora traspasada (m,f)

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There are 2 translations of trade in Spanish:

trade2

vi

[Econ]
  • 1.1 (buy, sell) comerciar we trade with countries all over the world comerciamos or tenemos relaciones comerciales con países de todo el mundo the company has ceased trading la compañía ha dejado de operar, la compañía ha cerrado they now trade under the name of Unitex ahora operan bajo el nombre de Unitex to trade in sth comerciar en algo they trade in commodities comercian en productos básicos he trades in antiques se dedica a la compraventa de antigüedades 1.2 (exchange) hacer* un cambio or un canje do you want to trade? ¿quieres hacer un cambio?

vt

  • 1.1 [blows/insults/secrets] intercambiar to trade sth for sth cambiar or canjear algo por algo to trade sth with sb (AmE) cambiarle algo a algn trade coats with me te cambio el abrigo I wouldn't mind trading places with him ya quisiera yo estar en su lugar or en su pellejo 1.2 (AmE) [Sport] traspasar

Phrasal verbs

trade down

v + adv
he'll trade down when he retires cuando se jubile va a vender su casa y va a comprar una de menos valor

trade in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[car/refrigerator] entregar* como parte del pago

trade on

v + prep + o
[beauty/disability] explotar, capitalizar*

trade up

v + adv
his salary increase means we can trade up when we move su mayor sueldo significa que podemos vender esto y mudarnos a algo mejor

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).