trade sth off

trade sth off
UK US trade sth off
Phrasal Verb with trade({{}}/treɪd/ verb
to accept something bad in order to have something good: trade sth off for sth »

They are uneasy with trading off future revenue for easy cash now.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • trade something off (against something) — ˌtrade sthˈoff (against/for sth) derived to balance two things or situations that are opposed to each other • They were attempting to trade off inflation against unemployment. related noun ↑trade off Main entry: ↑tradederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • trade something off (for something) — ˌtrade sthˈoff (against/for sth) derived to balance two things or situations that are opposed to each other • They were attempting to trade off inflation against unemployment. related noun ↑trade off Main entry: ↑tradederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • trade sth in — UK US trade sth in Phrasal Verb with trade({{}}/treɪd/ verb ► COMMERCE to give something that you own as part of the payment for something that you buy, especially a new type of the same product: »I m wondering whether to trade my computer in now …   Financial and business terms

  • Trade — A verbal (or electronic) transaction involving one party buying a security from another party. Once a trade is consummated, it is considered done or final. Settlement occurs 1 5 business days later. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I …   Financial and business terms

  • trade — An oral (or electronic) transaction involving one party buying a security from another party. Once a trade is consummated, it is considered done or final. settlement occurs 1 5 business days later. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A trade is a deal …   Financial and business terms

  • trade — 1 /treId/ noun 1 BUYING/SELLING (U) the activity of buying, selling, or exchanging goods within a country or between countries: There has been a marked increase in trade between East and West. | the arms trade (=the buying and selling of weapons) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trade — trade1 W1S3 [treıd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(buying/selling)¦ 2 the hotel/tourist etc trade 3¦(amount of business)¦ 4¦(an exchange of things)¦ 5 the trade 6¦(job/work)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Low German; Origin: course, way, track ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trade-off — ˈtrade off noun [countable] a balance between two situations in order to get an acceptable result: • The legal restrictions will remain as a trade off for allowing interstate investment. * * * trade off UK US /ˈtreɪdɒf/ noun [C, usually singular] …   Financial and business terms

  • trade-off — n a balance between two opposing things, that you are willing to accept in order to achieve something a trade off between sth and sth ▪ There has to be a trade off between quality and quantity if we want to keep prices low …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • touch something off — 1 he touched off two of the bombs: DETONATE, set off, trigger, explode. 2 the plan touched off a major political storm: CAUSE, spark off, trigger (off), start …   Useful english dictionary

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