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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytrade on
he/she/ittrades on
present participletrading on
past tensetraded on
past participletraded on
  1. trade on something to get an advantage by making use of something

    They are trading on their reputation.

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