Translation of trade in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (buying, selling) domestic/foreign tradethey were doing a roaring o brisk trade in umbrellascomercio interior/exteriorto be in trade [dated]estaban haciendo un gran negocio con los paraguasestaban vendiendo paraguas como pan caliente or como rosquillas [colloquial](before noun) trade agreementser comerciantetrade association trade balance trade deficit o gapacuerdo (masculine) comercialtrade description (British English)déficit (masculine) en la balanza comercialtrade fairdescripción (feminine) comercialtrade sanctionsferia (feminine) comercial or de muestrastrade tariffs to publish the trade figuressanciones (feminine plural) comercialesthe imbalance in the trade figures 1.2 uncountable (business, industry) the textile tradepublicar las estadísticas de la balanza comercialthe hotel tradela industria textilthe grocery tradela hoteleríala industria hotelerashe's in the antique tradeel ramo de la alimentación(before noun) trade directoryse dedica a la compraventa de antigüedadesguía (feminine) de fabricantes y comerciantesExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 countable (skilled occupation) to learn a trade he's a carpenter by 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.
she's a dentist/journalist by tradees carpintero de oficioes dentista/periodista de profesiónExample sentences1.4 (people in particular business, occupation) See examples: 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.
as they say in the tradeel gremio1.5 uncountable (customers) See examples: it's designed to attract the tourist tradecomo dicen los del gremio or los entendidosthe shop relies heavily on passing trade (British English)está pensado para atraer a los turistasla 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) See examples: I'll make o do a trade with you2.2te lo/la cambio(American English) (Sport) (of players)2.3(American English) (Sport) (player)jugador traspasado, (jugadora traspasada) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1 (buy, sell) we trade with countries all over the worldthe company has ceased tradingcomerciamos or tenemos relaciones comerciales con países de todo el mundothey now trade under the name of Unitexla compañía ha dejado de operarla compañía ha cerradoto tradeahora operan bajo el nombre de Unitex
insomethingthey trade in commoditiescomerciar enalgohe trades in antiquescomercian en productos básicos1.2 (exchange)se dedica a la compraventa de antigüedadesdo you want to trade?hacer un cambio or un canje¿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.
- 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.
- 1.1(blows/insults/secrets)to trade something
forsomethingto trade somethingcambiar or canjear algo poralgo withsomebody(American English)trade coats with mecambiarle algo aalguienI wouldn't mind trading places with himte cambio el abrigo1.2ya quisiera yo estar en su lugar or en su pellejo(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.
- 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.
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