• IPA: /ˈdiːlɪŋ/

dealing (plural dealings)

  1. (mostly, in the plural) A business transaction.
  2. One's manner of acting toward others; behaviour; interactions or relations with others.
    • circa 1596-97 William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act I scene iii:
      smallcaps Shylock:
      O father Abram, what these Christians are,
      Whose own hard dealings teaches them suspect
      The thoughts of others! […]
  1. present participle of deal#English|deal

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