Definition of by trade
- I am a carpenter/electrician/beautician by trade.
: the business of buying and selling or bartering commodities : commerce
: business, market
: dealings between persons or groups
: to give one thing in exchange for another
: to engage in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods
: to make one's purchases : shop
: of, relating to, or used in trade
: intended for or limited to persons in a business or industry
: serving others in the same business rather than the ultimate user or consumer
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