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trade–in

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noun \ˈtrād-ˌin\

Simple Definition of trade–in

  • : something (such as a used car) that you sell to a business as part of your payment for something new

Full Definition of trade–in

  1. :  an item of merchandise (as an automobile or refrigerator) taken as payment or part payment for a purchase

1917

First Known Use of trade–in

1917

Rhymes with trade–in


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