free trade

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌfɹi ˈtreɪd/, /ˈfɹi ˈtreɪd/


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free trade (uncountable)

  1. International trade without government interference, especially from tariffs or duties on imports.
    • 2013 July 19, Timothy Garton Ash, “Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 18:
      Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. [] The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.

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