board of trade

board of trade
An exchange or association of persons participating in the business of buying or selling any commodity or receiving it for sale on consignment. Generally, an exchange where commodity futures and/or futures options are traded.
See also contract market and exchange. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary

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Board of Trade ˌBoard of ˈTrade noun COMMERCE ORGANIZATIONS
in Britain, the former government department dealing with trade, now known as the Department of Trade and Industry

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Board of trade — Board Board (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Board of trade — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Board of Trade — heißt das Handelsamt Großbritanniens, das zugleich eine Aufsichtsbehörde für alle die Handelsmarine betreffenden technischen und seemännischen Angelegenheiten bildet. Von besonderer Bedeutung sind die vom Board of Trade zusammengestellten und… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • board of trade — board of trade: a commodities exchange Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • board of trade — board′ of trade′ n. 1) bus an association of businesspeople 2) gov+brit. Board of Trade, the British ministry that supervises commerce and industry …   From formal English to slang

  • Board of Trade — Board of Trade, das Handelsamt Großbritanniens, zugleich oberste Eisenbahnaufsichtsbehörde. Die Aufsichtsbefugnisse des B., die anfänglich sehr beschränkt waren, sind im Laufe der Zeit wesentlich erweitert worden, so daß das B. gegenwärtig von… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • board of trade — n. ☆ 1. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2. [B of T ] a British governmental department supervising commerce and industry 3. a commodities exchange dealing in grain, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Board of Trade — The Board of Trade is a committee of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, originating as a committee of inquiry in the 17th century and evolving gradually into a government department with a diverse range of functions. This department was… …   Wikipedia

  • board of trade — 1. : a board or an organization that regulates, promotes, supervises, or protects commercial or business enterprises or interests: as a. : a committee of the English privy council formerly appointed to consider matters relating to trade and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Board of Trade — The Board of Trade (1808 11), d Augusus Pugin et Thomas Rowlandson Le Board of Trade est un comité du Conseil privé du Royaume Uni ayant ses origines dans un comité d enquête du XVIIe siècle, évoluant en un département gouvernemental avec… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Board of Trade — Das Board of Trade im Jahr 1808 Das Board of Trade ist ein Komitee des Privy Council des Vereinigten Königreichs. Ursprünglich war es ein Untersuchungsausschuss im 17. Jahrhundert, der sich mit der Zeit zu einer Regierungsabteilung mit einem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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