Most of its international trade was essentially in barter, particularly with its Eastern European satellites.
An unnamed Iranian official told the news service that the barter would include Russian weapons.
In the right institutional setting, the human propensity to "truck, barter, and exchange" can enhance the welfare of all.
And up to the completion of the railroad nine-tenths of the business of the Mormon people was conducted on a system of barter.
They hit inter th' highway from barter, that's what they done.
barter did not wish to use any more of his mental energy than was necessary.
Let us not barter them for the poor comforts of this brief life.
The main articles sought by the savages in barter were knives; as fast as some were supplied they moved off, and others succeeded.
It looked like paltering and peddling, like sale and barter.
It seems incredible that this is what a woman will barter for the right to “live her own life”—surely the most empty of desires.
mid-15c., apparently from Old French barater "to barter, cheat, deceive, haggle" (also, "to have sexual intercourse"), 12c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Celtic language (cf. Irish brath "treachery"). Connection between "trading" and "cheating" exists in several languages. Related: Bartered; bartering. The noun is first recorded 1590s, from the verb.