Thus the transaction was all geared to assuming a specific layer of liability, avoiding an open-ended assumption.
Some customers are surprised there's somebody right there who asked them about the weather and helped them with the transaction.
On the site, supporters can use their Visas freely to buy WikiLeaks merch, as the transaction is handled by a third party.
mid-15c., "the adjustment of a dispute, a negotiated agreement," from Middle French transaction, from Latin transactionem (nominative transactio) "an agreement, accomplishment," from past participle stem of transigere "accomplish, drive or carry through," from trans- "through" + agere "to drive" (see act). Meaning "a piece of business" is attested from 1640s.