free trader

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free trade

Trade between nations without regulatory barriers such as tariffs or quotas.

free trader n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: trader - an advocate of unrestricted international trade
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
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All products that can in the nature of things be manufactured elsewhere than where they are consumed will be imported in payment of deer-forest rents from foreign sportsmen, or of dividends due to shareholders resident in England, but holding shares in companies abroad, and these imports will not be paid for by ex ports, because rent and interest are not paid for at all--a fact which the Free Traders do not yet see, or at any rate do not mention, although it is the key to the whole mystery of their opponents.
I'm a free trader but it's got to be a great deal."
They demanded of the government to stop cutting of taxes on bank transitions rather than implementing managing system, trade of dollar should do via banks rather than through open market, hundi business should be eliminated from the country and free trader community from the blackmailing of the Punjab Food Authority.
McKinley's future vice president Teddy Roosevelt agreed with him: "Thank God I am not a free trader."
"President Trump is a free trader. But free trade has to be fair, it has to be reciprocal, it has to be real," Ross told a press conference Friday.
In contrast, Marie Rose had a typical Metis life in her yearly years but when married free trader Charles Smith she settled with him at the Jughandle Ranch near Pincher Creek.
The fantasy that Britain can rule the waves as a buccaneering, free-booting free trader is for the 19th century day dreamers.
Cumines left the service of the HBC in July 1928 but he stayed on at Brochet as a free trader as well as a camp trader for Del Simons in the Nueltin Lake area north of Brochet.
On trade, there is a view among some of her policy and business supporters that she really is a free trader and that her opposition to Obama's Pacific trade pact and her pledge to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement are just political gesturing.
(4) Huskisson (1770-1830), an important politician, an MP for about thirty years and some time a Cabinet minister, was a Tory free trader. It was Huskisson who in 1826 initiated the process which ultimately led to the repeal of the Com Laws in 1846.
Free subscription includes the Free Trader Newsletter which features market commentary and information about new products and services available for traders.
One free trader who did consider slavery was the New York abolitionist George Opdyke, and his musings were generally similar to Adam Smith's.