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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
trade /treid/
  • danh từ
    • nghề, nghề nghiệp
      • everyone to his trade: người nào nghề nấy
      • to be in the trade: trong nghề
      • to carry on one's trade; to do one's trade: làm nghề mình
      • men of all trades and callings: những người làm đủ nghề
      • to know all the tricks of the trade: biết tất cả các mánh lới nhà nghề
    • thương nghiệp, thương mại, sự buôn bán, mậu dịch
      • to engage trade with: trao đổi buôn bán với
      • the trade is thriving: nền thương nghiệp đang phát triển
      • foreign trade: ngoại thương
      • domestic (home) trade: nội thương
      • wholesale trade: bán buôn
      • retail trade: bán lẻ
    • ngành buôn bán; những người trong ngành buôn bán
      • the trade: (thông tục) những người sản xuất bà buôn bán rượu
    • (hàng hải), (từ lóng) (the trade) ngành tàu ngầm (trong hải quân)
    • (số nhiều) (như) trade-wind
    • to be in trade
      • có cửa hiệu (buôn bán)
  • động từ
    • buôn bán, trao đổi mậu dịch
      • to trade with somebody for something: mua bán với ai cái gì
      • to trade something for something: đổi cái gì lấy cái gì
      • to trade in silk: buôn bán tơ lụa
      • to trade with China: buôn bán với Trung quốc
    • to trade in
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đổi (cái cũ lấy cái mới) có các thêm
    • to trade in a used car: đổi một chiếc xe cũ có các thêm tiền
    • to trade on (upon)
      • lợi dụng
    • to trade on somebody's credulity: lợi dụng tính cả tin của ai
Concise Dictionary
trades|traded|tradingtreɪd
noun
+the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
+people who perform a particular kind of skilled work
+an equal exchange
+the skilled practice of a practical occupation
+a particular instance of buying or selling
+the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
+steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator
verb
+engage in the trade of
+turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
+be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
+exchange or give (something) in exchange for
+do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 commerce, business, traffic, exchange, barter, dealing(s), buying and selling, merchandising, marketing, mercantilism, truck:
Have we any trade in shoes with South Korea? We are establishing trade with Eastern Europe?
2 calling, occupation, pursuit, work, business, employment, line (of work), métier, job, vocation, craft, career, profession:
Just what trade are you engaged in?
3 swap or swop, exchange, interchange, barter:
Was exchanging your microwave cooker for a hi-fi set a good trade?
4 customers, clientele, custom, patrons, following, patronage, shoppers:
Her shop caters chiefly to the holiday trade.
v.
5 transact or do business, buy, sell, deal, traffic, merchandise, have dealings:
There are laws against Sunday trading in some areas.
6 exchange, swap or swop, interchange, switch, barter; return:
Having traded his car for the boat, Sam has no way of reaching the marina.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U] the activity of buying and selling or of exchanging goods or services between people or countries: international / foreign trade + Trade between the two countries has increased. + the international trade in oil + the arms trade
See also - BALANCE OF TRADE, FREE TRADE
2 [C] a particular type of business: the building / food / tourist trade + He works in the retail trade (= selling goods in shops / stores).
See also - RAG TRADE
3 (the trade) [sing.+sing./pl. v.] 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). + a trade magazine / journal + Their company is respected and well known in the trade.
See also - STOCK-IN-TRADE
4 [U, C] the amount of goods or services that you sell: Trade was very good last month.
5 [U, C] a job, especially one that involves working with your hands and that requires special training and skills: He was a carpenter by trade. + When she leaves school, she wants to learn a trade. + She was surrounded by the tools of her trade (= everything she needs to do her job).
Idioms see JACK n., PLY v., ROARING, TRICK n.
+ verb
1 ~ (in sth) (with sb) to buy and sell things: [V] The firm openly traded in arms. + Early explorers traded directly with the Indians. + trading partners (= countries that you trade with) + [VN] Our products are now traded worldwide.
2 [V] ~ (as sb/sth) to exist and operate as a business or company: The firm has now ceased trading. + They traded as 'Walker and Son'.
3 to be bought and sold, or to buy and sell sth, on a STOCK EXCHANGE: [V] Shares were trading at under half their usual value. [also VN]
4 to exchange sth that you have for sth that sb else has: [VN] to trade secrets / insults / jokes + She traded her posters for his CD. + I wouldn't mind trading places with her for a day. [also VNN]
Phrasal Verbs: trade at sth (AmE) to buy goods or shop at a particular store
trade down to spend less money on things than you used to: Shoppers are trading down and looking for bargains.
trade sth<->in (to sth) to give sth used as part of the payment for sth new: He traded in his old car for a new Mercedes.
related noun TRADE-IN
trade sth<->off (against / for sth) to balance two things or situations that are opposed to each other: They were attempting to trade off inflation against unemployment.
related noun TRADE-OFF
trade on sth (disapproving) to use sth to your own advantage, especially in an unfair way: They trade on people's insecurity to sell them insurance.
trade up (for sth)
1 to sell sth in order to buy sth more expensive: We're going to trade up to a larger house.
2 to give sth you have used as part of the payment for sth more expensive
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 buying/selling of goods/services

ADJ.

brisk, flourishing, lively, roaring, thriving
All around the pyramids, salespeople were doing a roaring trade in souvenirs.
| lucrative, profitable | external, foreign, global, international, overseas, world | domestic, internal, inter-provincial, inter-regional, regional | export, import, import-export | direct, indirect | free | fair
The organization promotes fair trade with developing countries.
| legal, legitimate | illegal, illicit
attempts to curb the illicit trade in exotic species
| private | bilateral, mutual | unilateral | coastal, maritime | agricultural, commercial | retail, wholesale
It has been a bad year for the retail trade.
| book, fur, slave, timber, tourist, wine, wool | evil
the evil trade in drugs

VERB + TRADE

carry on, conduct, do, engage in, ply
the tools needed to carry on a trade All manner of hawkers and street sellers were plying their trade.
| boost, build up, develop, expand, increase, promote
a bid to boost foreign trade He built up a trade in seeds, corn and manure.
| damage, harm
A bitterly cold winter damaged industrial output and trade.
| lose
Shops have lost a day's trade.
| ban, restrict

TRADE + VERB

boom, expand, grow, increase, pick up | decline, fall

TRADE + NOUN

balance, figures, performance, statistics | surplus | deficit, gap, imbalance | barrier, blockade, boycott, embargo, restrictions, sanctions | tariff | dispute, war
The countries were locked in a trade war, refusing to allow imports of each other's goods.
| liberalization | benefits, concessions | accord, agreement, deal, pact, protocol, treaty | negotiations, talks | cooperation, links, network, relations | policy, practice
The US was accused of employing unfair trade practices.
| law, rules | bloc
The five countries formed a regional trade bloc.
| delegation, mission
Several local firms took part in a trade mission to Spain.
| official, representative
talks between trade officials from the two countries
| mark
(also
trademark
),
name | exhibition, fair, show | centre | route
The road has been an important trade route since prehistoric times.
| cycle
the boom and slump periods of a trade cycle
| association, body, group, organization
the trade body representing water companies (see also
trade union
)
| buyer, customer
The vase was bought by a trade buyer (= for example, somebody who works in the antiques trade).
| directory | journal, magazine, paper, press | information, secret
The employees were fired for divulging trade secrets to a competitor.

PREP.

in a/the ~
She's in the wholesale fruit trade. These special flour sacks are known in the trade as ‘pockets’.
| ~ between
Trade between the Adriatic ports and their hinterland had grown.
| ~ in
Steps were taken to ban the trade in ivory.
| ~ with
The US has restricted trade with India. > Special page at BUSINESS

2 job

VERB + TRADE

learn | exercise, follow, practise

PREP.

by ~
She is a carpenter by trade.

PHRASES

a jack of all trades
(= a person who can do many different types of work),
the tricks of the trade
The experienced artisan would pass on the tricks of the trade to the apprentice.

verb

ADV.

profitably, successfully | actively | openly
The firm openly traded in arms.
| publicly
publicly traded securities
| freely
He claimed that all shops should be able to trade freely on Sundays.
| directly | illegally

VERB + TRADE

continue to | cease to

PREP.

as
They now trade as a partnership.
| in
countries trading illegally in rhinoceros horn
| with
Early explorers traded directly with the Indians.

PHRASES

cease/continue trading
The company has now ceased trading.
| trade under the name (of) sth
The company trades under the name ‘English Estates’.



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