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General words for the activity of buying and selling - thesaurus

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barter

noun

the system of paying for goods or services with other goods or services instead of using money

beat someone to market

business to make a product available for people to buy before competitors are able to do so

bring/take etc something to market

business to make a product available for people to buy

business

noun

the work of buying or selling products or services for money

commerce

noun

the activity of buying and selling goods and services

concierge economy

noun

an economy in which goods and services can be ordered using apps and provided almost immediately almost everywhere

dealing

noun

the business of buying and selling

digital

adjective

relating to or used in e-commerce (=buying and selling goods on the Internet)

e-commerce

noun

the activity of buying and selling goods on the Internet

market

noun

economics trade in goods of a particular kind

merchant

noun

formal relating to or used in the business of buying and selling goods or their transport

option

noun

business the right to buy or sell something in the future, for example property or stock in a company

time to market

business the time that it takes to make a product available to buy

trade

noun

business the activities of buying and selling goods or services

trade

noun

the amount of goods or services that a business buys and sells

trade

noun

relating to the activities of buying and selling goods or services

trader

noun

someone who buys and sells things

trading

noun

the activity of buying and selling goods

transaction

noun

formal the action or process of buying or selling something

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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