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free trader

or free-trader

a person who advocates free trade.
Origin of free trader
1690-1700; free trade + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The eldest is a lieutenant in his Majesty's service, the second is a captain of an Indiaman, and the third commands a free trader.

    Poor Jack Frederick Marryat
  • The free trader has no answer except: Look at our enormous wealth.

    British Socialism J. Ellis Barker
  • The "free trader" was certainly a person greatly disliked in the early days of the Company.

  • With three alert lads watching him, the free trader had no chance.

    South from Hudson Bay E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • You are a free trader, and you are to be sent to your death.

    Conjuror's House Stewart Edward White
  • A free trader did not really dare to have an inelastic contract.

    Plague Ship Andre Norton
  • We are as little disposed as any free trader to view differential duties in excess, with favour and approval.

  • And to the free trader it was the extra and invisible crewman on every ship that raised.

    Plague Ship Andre Norton

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