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trade

US [treɪd]
UK [treɪd]
  • n.贸易;交易;行业;商业
  • v.买卖;做生意;做买卖;营业
  • Web职业
Plural Form:trades  Present Participle:trading  Past Tense:traded  
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n.
1.
[u]
贸易;买卖;商业;交易the activity of buying and selling or of exchanging goods or services between people or countries
international/foreign trade
国际╱对外贸易
Trade between the two countries has increased.
两国之间的贸易增长了。
the international trade in oil
国际石油贸易
the arms/drugs, etc. trade
军火、毒品等交易
2.
[c]
行业;职业;生意a particular type of business
the building/food/tourist, etc. trade
建筑业、食品业、旅游业等
He works in the retail trade(= selling goods in shops/stores) .
他做零售工作。
3.
[singspv]
同业;同行;同人a particular area of business and the people or companies that are connected with it
They offer discounts to the trade(= to people who are working in the same business) .
他们对同行业的人给予折扣。
a trade magazine/journal
行业杂志╱期刊
4.
[u][c]
营业额;交易量the amount of goods or services that you sell
Trade was very good last month.
上月的交易量很大。
5.
[u][c]
(尤指手工)职业;手艺;行当a job, especially one that involves working with your hands and that requires special training and skills
He was a carpenter by trade .
他以木工为业。
When she leaves school, she wants to learn a trade.
她毕业后想学一门手艺。
She was surrounded by the tools of her trade(= everything she needs to do her job) .
她周围都是她干活用的工具。
v.
1.
[i][t]
做买卖;做生意;从事贸易to buy and sell things
The firm openly traded in arms.
这家公司公开买卖军火。
Early explorers traded directly with the Indians.
早期的探险者与印第安人直接进行交易。
trading partners(= countries that you trade with)
贸易伙伴
Our products are now traded worldwide.
我们的产品现在销往世界各地。
2.
[i]
营业;营运to exist and operate as a business or company
The firm has now ceased trading.
这家商行现已停业。
They traded as ‘Walker and Son’.
他们以“沃克父子公司”之名营业。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(在证券交易所)交易,买卖to be bought and sold, or to buy and sell sth, on a stock exchange
Shares were trading at under half their usual value.
那些股票以低于通常价值的一半买卖。
4.
[t]
互相交换;以物易物to exchange sth that you have for sth that sb else has
to trade secrets/insults/jokes
互换秘密;对骂;互说笑话
She traded her posters for his CD.
她以海报换取他的光盘。
I wouldn't mind trading places with her for a day.
我不介意和她掉换一天位置。

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