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trade language

n.
A language, especially a pidgin, used by speakers of different native languages for communication in commercial trade.

trade′ lan`guage


n.
a lingua franca, esp. one used primarily for trade and conducting business.
[1955–65]
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The bickering over trade language has dashed hopes of Japan, which chairs this year's G20 meetings, to keep trade issues low on the list of agendas at the finance leaders' meeting.
But before Logistic Management takes its annual deep dive into cross-border trucking and the trade language that dictates its movements, let's first examine some statistics and facts that show the sheer size of the North American freight market as defined by trade among the United States, Mexico and Canada.
One NAFTA scenario would have the United States and Mexico agreeing to modifications in existing treaty language, primarily in areas like environmental standards, updates to e-commerce and digital trade language, and rules of origin regulations that are important to the auto industry.
Sam is a British Columbia MLA and also former Mayor of Vancouver He spoke to our members about his attempt to promote the revival of Chinook Jargon, the aboriginal trade language once widely used in British Columbia.
Archaeologists working for the French Archaeological Mission in Bahrain discovered that the tablet was used to document contracts using the Akkadian language, which was the trade language in the Middle East at the time.