Definition of dealing
1 : method of business : manner of conduct
2 dealings plural : friendly or business interactions
Examples of dealing in a Sentence
There were reports of shady dealings between the two sides.
He has a reputation for fair dealing.
Recent Examples of dealing from the Web
But now the lessons have been discarded, and the stench of self-dealing is everywhere.
The report released June 8 detailed excessive spending and self-dealing carried out by top administrators, saying the foundation wasted money on worthless real estate investments and risky startup companies.
But New York and other northern cities accrued vast wealth from slave labor and profited for centuries from dealings in the slave trade.
In the mid-1990s, Kenneth W. Starr recruited Rosenstein to be one of the prosecutors on the Whitewater investigation into the Clintons' business dealings in Arkansas.
The president’s own business dealings have drawn lawsuits for alleged violations of the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution.
LONDON—Probes into the Trump administration’s alleged dealings with Russia are creating a vacuum in U.S. foreign policy and preventing relations from thawing between the two countries, the head of Russia’s second-largest bank said Tuesday.
While a handful of NHL teams spent the past 48 hours wheeling and dealing, the Wild decided to stand pat as the leaguewide roster freeze kicked in at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Some have hired special prosecutors to look into Trump’s business dealings.
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First Known Use of dealing
DEALING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dealing for English Language Learners
deal*ings : the actions that are a main part of the relationship between people, groups, organizations, etc. : social or business interactions
: a way of behaving or of doing business
DEALING Defined for Kids
Definition of dealing for Students
1 dealings plural : friendly or business relations She has frequent dealings with the mayor.
2 : a way of acting or doing business fair dealing
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