Business Dictionary :
Deal : noun : business agreement or affair or contract
• To arrange a deal or to set up a deal or to do a deal
To call off a deal
• To sign a deal
• The sales director set up a deal with a Russian bank.
• The deal will be signed tomorrow.
• They did a deal with an American airline.
= to stop an agreement
• When the chairman heard about the deal he called it off.
= sale done for cash
= agreement where several different items are agreed at the same time
A Great Deal
• They agreed a package deal which involves the construction of the factory, training of staff and purchase of the product.
or A Good Deal of Something
= a large Quantity of something
• He has made a good deal of money on the stock market.
• The company lost a great deal of time asking for expert advice.
: to deal with = to organize or leave it to the filing clerk - he'll deal with it
• To deal with an order = to supply an order
: To trade or to buy and sell
• To deal with someone = to do business with someone
• To deal in leather or to deal in options = to buy and sell leather or options
• He deals on the Stock Exchange = his work involves buying and selling shares on the Stock Exchange for clients
: person who buys and sells
• Dealer in tobacco or tobacco dealer
• Foreign exchange dealer = person who buys and sells foreign currencies
• Retail dealer = person who sells to the general public
• Wholesale dealer = person who sells in bulk to retailers
: buying and selling on the Stock Exchange
= legal trade or legal buying and selling of shares
Foreign Exchange Dealing
= buying and selling foreign currencies
= buying or selling commodities forward
= illegal buying or selling of shares by staff of a company who have secret information about the company's plans
= buying and selling share options (b) buying and selling goods
To have dealings with someone
= to do business with someone
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