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trader

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade
tradertrad‧er /ˈtreɪdə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BBTSELLsomeone who buys and sells goods or stocksretailersmall/local trader 🔊 a small trader who sells hats in Oxfordbond/currency/commodity etc trader 🔊 To the surprise of many Wall Street traders, the dollar rose yesterday.
Examples from the Corpus
traderTraders enter the amount of stock they want to buy or sell, and the computer calculates a price.Lewie was not just a trader, though: He had the mentality and the will to create a market.The rise in the yen will boost bonds, said Hidenobu Furuhashi, bond trader at Toyo Trust.Bond traders worried about inflation have driven up interest rates on long-term bonds.And Mr Hemsley is first and foremost a producer-not a commodity trader.Montreal was founded by French fur traders in the 17th century.More important, traders say, are estimates of stockpiles as of Dec. 1.The council wrote to warn infringing traders some of whom ceased to trade on Sundays as a result of the warnings.Mortgage traders were the sort of fat people who grunt from the belly and throw their weight around, like sumo wrestlers.Male speaker I can tell traders that there will be a big police presence.small/local traderThe rate I require is as a small trader.Pahl's final group comprises local traders and small business owners.He says that the site will serve Stroud well and won't cause problems for local traders.But Sainsbury's say that another store would not harm local traders.But it's not just local traders who are against new supermarkets.Cigarette and alcohol smuggling is also severely squeezing hundreds of small traders.Three other local traders from pre-war times had also acted as careful vicars of Bray until 1922.
From Longman Business Dictionarytradertrad‧er /ˈtreɪdə-ər/ noun [countable]1FINANCE someone who deals in shares, bonds, currencies, COMMODITIES (=oil, metal, farm products) etc on a market either for themselves or for a financial institutionTo the surprise of many traders, the dollar rose in European markets.2COMMERCE someone who buys and sells goods sole trader
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