trade edition

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Definition of trade edition 

: an edition of a book intended for general distribution — compare text edition

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The second: a trade edition without the slipcase or portfolio. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Grammy Museum Spotlights Photographer Bruce Talamon in New Soul, R&B and Funk Exhibit," 29 June 2018 After the first trade edition, published in 1936, there has been a new edition roughly every decade as the family attempted to account for the changing world of available ingredients, kitchen appliances, food safety, and trends. Genevieve Walker, Bon Appetit, "The Obsessive Sport of Shopping for a Vintage 'Joy of Cooking'," 15 May 2017

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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