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trader

[trey-der] /ˈtreɪ dər/
noun
1.
a person who trades; a merchant or businessperson.
2.
a ship used in trade, especially foreign trade.
3.
a member of a stock exchange trading privately and not on behalf of customers.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; trade + -er1
Related forms
tradership, noun
nontrader, noun
undertrader, noun
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  • Modern traders instead generally negotiate through a medium of exchange, such as money.
  • Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the ottoman empire.
  • Four times a year a market was held and traders came from the south and the north.
  • Early on the canaanites acquired fame as traders across a wide area beyond the near east.
  • traders and bureaucrats relied on writing to keep accurate records.
  • Have a good history of business and inland traders through sea.
British Dictionary definitions for traders

trader

/ˈtreɪdə/
noun
1.
a person who engages in trade; dealer; merchant
2.
a vessel regularly employed in foreign or coastal trade
3.
(stock exchange, US) a member who operates mainly on his or her own account rather than for customers' accounts
Derived Forms
tradership, noun
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