transact trans‧act [trænˈzækt] verb [intransitive, transitive] formal COMMERCE
to do business, such as buying or selling, with another company:

• The new networks offer the opportunity to transact business electronically with other companies.

• A good negotiator knows the price at which he is prepared to transact.

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transact UK US /trænˈzækt/ verb [I or T] FORMAL
COMMERCE to make and complete a purchase (= occasion when you buy something) or a sale: »

The company transacts business in various foreign countries.


Some 40% of its foreign-exchange deals are now transacted through the net.

transact with sb/sth »

IT lowers the costs of transacting with outside suppliers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • transact — verb Etymology: Latin transactus, past participle of transigere to drive through, complete, transact, from trans + agere to drive, do more at agent Date: circa 1585 intransitive verb to carry on business transitive verb 1. to carry to completion… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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