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mer·chant

merchant

 
 
pronunciation:
muhr chnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who buys goods and sells them for a profit.
synonyms:
dealer, trader
similar words:
salesman, salesperson, saleswoman, seller, vendor
definition 2: an owner of a shop.
The jewelry merchant on the corner is closing his shop.
similar words:
businessman, businesswoman, owner
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with trade or business.
Our office is in the merchant building.
synonyms:
commercial
similar words:
retail, trading
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