- trading post
trading post ˈtrading ˌpost noun [countable] informal
• You can place your order on our online trading post.
* * *In the US, the post is the structure on the floor of a stock exchange at which market makers buy and sell securities.
* * *trading post UK US noun [C]► COMMERCE in the past, a place where goods were bought, sold, or bartered: »
Fort Union was the most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri.► E-COMMERCE a website where people can buy and sell things: »
The internet is an electronic trading post that cuts out the middleman.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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trading post — n a place where people can buy and exchange goods in a country area, especially in the US or Canada in the past ▪ a remote trading post in the Yukon … Dictionary of contemporary English
trading post — ► NOUN ▪ a store or small settlement established for trading, typically in a remote place … English terms dictionary
trading post — ☆ trading post n. a store or station in an outpost, settlement, etc., where trading is done, as with natives … English World dictionary
trading post — index market (business) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
trading post — trading ,post noun count a small town, village, or store far away from other towns … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Trading post — A trading post is a place where the trading of goods takes place. The preferred travel route to a trading post, or between trading posts, is known as a trade route. Trading posts were also places for people to meet and exchange the news of the… … Wikipedia
Trading post — Poste de traite Northwest Trading Post dans le Blue Ridge Parkway (Caroline du Nord) Un poste de traite (en anglais trading post de to trade, échanger et post, poste ; littéralement « poste d échange ») est un lieu où l on échange… … Wikipédia en Français
trading post — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trading post : singular trading post plural trading posts a small town, village, or shop far away from other towns … English dictionary
trading post — noun a place where trading of goods takes place. He runs a small trading post in the vicinity of New Hampshire … Wiktionary
trading post — noun (C) a place where people can buy and exchange goods in a country area, especially in the US or Canada in the past: a remote trading post in the Yukon … Longman dictionary of contemporary English