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noun dealing pronunciation in British English /ˈdiːlɪŋ/
  1. 2


    [plural] the business activities or the general relationship that you have with another person or organization
    have dealings with someone/something:

    We’ve had no dealings with their company for years.

  2. 3
    [uncountable] the particular way in which you do business with or behave towards other people

    a reputation for fair/plain/honest dealing


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