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trading floor

n
(Stock Exchange) the area in a bank or stock exchange where securities are traded
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Noun1.trading floor - a large room in a exchange where the trading is donetrading floor - a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader"
exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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Translations
salle des marchés
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