definition 1: the act of buying and selling goods or services, or all such acts collectively; commerce.
example: There is a good deal of trade between the United States and Mexico.
example: The new treaty will strongly affect trade between the two countries.
example: Trade is generally brisk at the flea market on Saturdays.
definition 2: the act of exchanging one thing for another without the exchange of money.
example: My car for his truck was a fair trade.
definition 3: a means of livelihood that involves buying or selling of goods or services; business.
example: Selling car insurance was a trade that my mother was well-suited to.
definition 4: an occupation involving manual skill; craft.
example: His parents thought he should go into a trade such as carpentry or plumbing.
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