trading
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /tɹeɪdɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of trade#English|trade
Adjective

trading

  1. Carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade.
    a trading company
  2. (obsolete, rare) Frequented by traders.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 2”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      they on the trading flood
  3. (obsolete) Venal; corrupt; jobbing.
    a trading politician
Noun

trading

  1. The carrying on of trade.
    • Bible, Revelation
      But thy riches and thy tradings, thy merchandise, and they who trade thy traffic, shall fall into the heart of the seas […]



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