Translation of trade in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (buying, selling) domestic/foreign tradecomercio interior/exteriorthey were doing a roaring o brisk trade in umbrellasestaban haciendo un gran negocio con los paraguasestaban vendiendo paraguas como pan caliente or como rosquillas [colloquial]to be in trade [dated]ser comerciante(before noun) trade agreementacuerdo (masculine) comercialtrade association trade balance trade deficit o gapdéficit (masculine) en la balanza comercialtrade description (British English)descripción (feminine) comercialtrade fairferia (feminine) comercial or de muestrastrade sanctionssanciones (feminine plural) comercialestrade tariffs to publish the trade figurespublicar las estadísticas de la balanza comercialthe imbalance in the trade figuresExample sentences1.2 uncountable (business, industry) the textile trade
la industria textilthe hotel tradela hoteleríathe grocery trade
- There must somehow be a basis for international trade in goods and services.
- The explosion of global trade in the postwar era is usually attributed to the lowering of tariffs and other trade barriers.
- These include trade in services, intellectual property, e-commerce, investment and labour standards.
la industria hotelerael ramo de la alimentaciónshe's in the antique tradese dedica a la compraventa de antigüedades(before noun) trade directoryguía (feminine) de fabricantes y comerciantesExample sentences1.3 countable (skilled occupation) to learn a trade he's a carpenter by trade
es carpintero de oficioshe's a dentist/journalist by tradees dentista/periodista de profesiónExample sentences1.4 (people in particular business, occupation) the trade
- Before the season begins those in the trade identify jackfruit trees in the area that give good quality fruit.
- The aim should be to build an honest relationship with 10 journalists across the trade and national press.
- He comes into the trade at a buoyant time, with brisk business reported locally in the market.
el gremioas they say in the tradecomo dicen los del gremio or los entendidos1.5 uncountable (customers) it's designed to attract the tourist tradeestá pensado para atraer a los turistasthe shop relies heavily on passing trade (British English)la tienda depende en gran parte de la clientela de paso
- Home inspection is a trade that requires special training, knowledge, and skills.
- An impending skills shortage in the trades means jobs are opening up to women.
- The centre, not yet named, will provide vocational training in creative industries and manual trades.
- 2 2.1 (exchange) I'll make o do a trade with youte lo/la cambio2.2 (American English) (Sport) (of players)Example sentences2.3 (American English) (Sport) (player)
jugador traspasado, (jugadora traspasada) (masculine, feminine)
- But injuries and trades are expected in sports.
- The big fella no longer is demanding a trade, which wasn't feasible anyway, or to be waived, which was unlikely.
- It's clear his uncertain status limits what Philadelphia can demand in a trade.
- 1 (buy, sell) we trade with countries all over the worldcomerciamos or tenemos relaciones comerciales con países de todo el mundothe company has ceased tradingla compañía ha dejado de operarthey now trade under the name of Unitex
la compañía ha cerradoahora operan bajo el nombre de Unitexto trade
insomethingcomerciarthey trade in commodities enalgocomercian en productos básicoshe trades in antiquesse dedica a la compraventa de antigüedadesExample sentences
- The ban means all auction marts have ceased trading in livestock.
- However, as Jon's pointed out, the trading of goods and services is different to trading in events.
- But trading in new stocks is typically purely speculative.
- 2 (exchange)hacer un cambio or un canjedo you want to trade?¿quieres hacer un cambio?Example sentences
- Let's begin pondering briefly a primitive barter economy where goods are traded for goods.
- It is both a needed reminder and a adept demonstration that watching courtship treated as a noble game is still quite rewarding even in times where romance is traded for expediency.
- Sexual exploitation is also widespread in humanitarian crises, where sex is often traded for food rations, safe passage and for access to basic goods.
- 1(blows/insults/secrets)to trade something
forsomethingcambiar or canjear algoto trade something poralgo withsomebody (American English)cambiarle algotrade coats with me aalguiente cambio el abrigoI wouldn't mind trading places with himya quisiera yo estar en su lugar or en su pellejoExample sentences
- They traded blows, insults, and annoyed mutters for several long minutes.
- Strong language has been used, insults have been traded, attacks have been personalised and bitterness is made visible.
- In brief instances when they collided, one could see them attacking with outrageously fast kicks and punches, either trading blows are blocking blows.
- 2 (American English) (Sport)Example sentences
- Teams are cautious about trading a player who could come back to haunt them.
- The team wants to trade the franchise player and rid itself of his $10.5 rail lion salary cap burden.
- He knows that rarely - if ever - can a team trade a franchise player and improve.
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