Business Dictionary :
Barrel, Barrier, Barrister
Barrel : noun :
(a) Large round container for liquids
• He bought twenty-five barrels of wine.
• To sell wine by the barrel
(b) amount of liquid contained in a barrel
• The price of oil has reached $30 a barrel. QUOTE
: If signed the deals would give effective discounts of up to 53 a barrel on Saudi oil. (Economist
: US crude oil stocks fell last week by nearly 2.6m barrels. (Financial Times
: The average spot price of Nigerian light crude oil for the month of July was 27.21 dollars a barrel. (Business Times - Lagos
: thing which stops someone doing something, especially sending goods from one place to anotherCustoms Barriers
or Tariff Barriers
: customs duty intended to make trade more difficult
• To impose trade barriers on certain goods : to restrict the import of certain goods by charging high dutyBarrister
• The unions have asked the government to impose trade barriers on foreign cars.
• To lift trade barriers from imports : to remove restrictions on imports
• The government has lifted trade barriers on foreign cars.
: GB lawyer who can speak or argue a case in one of the higher courts From Barrel to HOME PAGE