Hardback and trade paperbacks for "serious" nonfiction and fiction will surely last longer.
Third, there are benefits to trade
When that flow is interrupted, we feel the pain in short supplies and higher prices, At the same time, we derive massive economic benefits when we buy the most affordable energy on the world market and when we engage in energy trade around the world.
Ask the administration or the Republicans or most academics why America needs more manufacturing, and they respond that manufacturing gives birth to innovation, brings down the trade deficit, strengthens the dollar, generates jobs, arms the military and brings about a recovery from recession.
Because so many of our modern technologies and services depend on oil, nations, corporations, and institutions that control the trade in oil exercise extraordinary power
The problem, Schweitzer says, is the actual trades were not profitable.
Trade is the activity of buying, selling, or exchanging goods or services between people, firms, or countries.
The ministry had direct control over every aspect of foreign trade.
...negotiations on a new international trade agreement...
When people, firms, or countries trade, they buy, sell, or exchange goods or services between themselves.
They may refuse to trade, even when offered attractive prices...
They had years of experience of trading with the West...
A trade is a particular area of business or industry.
They've completely ruined the tourist trade for the next few years.
...the arms trade.
Someone's trade is the kind of work that they do, especially when they have been trained to do it over a period of time.
He learnt his trade as a diver in the North Sea...
Allyn was a jeweller by trade...
If someone trades one thing for another or if two people trade things, they agree to exchange one thing for the other thing.
They traded land for goods and money...
He still claims the arms weren't traded for hostages…
If you trade places with someone or if the two of you trade places, you move into the other person's position or situation, and they move into yours.
Mike asked George to trade places with him so he could ride with Tod...
Kennedy mischievously suggested that professors ought to trade jobs for a time with janitors…
In professional sports, for example football or baseball, if a player is traded from one team to another, they leave one team and begin playing for another.
He was traded from the Giants to the Yankees...
The A's have not won a game since they traded him.
If two people or groups trade something such as blows, insults, or jokes, they hit each other, insult each other, or tell each other jokes.
Children would settle disputes by trading punches or insults in the schoolyard...
They traded artillery fire with government forces inside the city.
1. the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services;"Venice was an important center of trade with the East""they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade"
2. people who perform a particular kind of skilled work;"he represented the craft of brewers""as they say in the trade"
3. an equal exchange;"we had no money so we had to live by barter"
4. the skilled practice of a practical occupation;"he learned his trade as an apprentice"
5. a particular instance of buying or selling;"it was a package deal""I had no further trade with him""he's a master of the business deal"
6. the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers;"even before noon there was a considerable patronage"
7. steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator;"they rode the trade winds going west"
1. engage in the trade of;"he is merchandising telephone sets"
2. turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase;"trade in an old car for a new one"
3. be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions;"The stock traded around $20 a share"
4. exchange or give (something) in exchange for
5. do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood;"She deals in gold""The brothers sell shoes"
1. relating to or used in or intended for trade or commerce;"a trade fair""trade journals""trade goods"