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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydeal in
he/she/itdeals in
present participledealing in
past tensedealt in
past participledealt in
  1. 1
    deal in something to buy and sell something

    a small company that deals in rare books

    The police said she was dealing in stolen goods.

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