free trader
noun Date: 1832 one that practices or advocates free trade

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Free trader — Free Free (fr[=e]), a. [Compar. {Freer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Freest} ( [e^]st).] [OE. fre, freo, AS. fre[ o], fr[=i]; akin to D. vrij, OS. & OHG. fr[=i], G. frei, Icel. fr[=i], Sw. & Dan. fri, Goth. freis, and also to Skr. prija beloved, dear, fr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • free-trader — ˌfree ˈtrader noun [countable] someone who believes that free trade is good for the economy: • Free traders say a trade treaty would create more jobs on both sides of the border …   Financial and business terms

  • free trader — UK US noun [C] ECONOMICS ► someone who believes that countries should be allowed to buy and sell goods to each other without being limited by their governments: »I ve always been a believer in free trade, and I m an even more radical free trader… …   Financial and business terms

  • Free Trader — was a political label used by several candidates in the 1906 UK general election and January 1910 UK general election. Its candidates were in university constituencies, led by John Eldon Gorst, who had been previously elected as a Conservative… …   Wikipedia

  • free trader — noun an advocate of unrestricted international trade (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑supporter, ↑protagonist, ↑champion, ↑admirer, ↑booster, ↑friend * * * ˈ ̷ ̷|trādə(r) n …   Useful english dictionary

  • free trader — a person who advocates free trade. Also, free trader. [1690 1700; FREE TRADE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • free-trader — free tradˈer noun 1. A person who practises or advocates this 2. A smuggler (obsolete) 3. A smuggling vessel (obsolete) • • • Main Entry: ↑free …   Useful english dictionary

  • free trader — one who practices free trade; person that supports free international trade …   English contemporary dictionary

  • free-trader — /fri ˈtreɪdə/ (say free trayduh) noun 1. an advocate of free trade. 2. Obsolete a smuggler …   Australian English dictionary

  • free trader — /fri: treɪdə/ noun a person who is in favour of free trade ▪▪▪ ‘…free traders hold that the strong dollar is the primary cause of the nation’s trade problems’ [Duns Business Month] …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • free trader — /fri: treɪdə/ noun a person who is in favour of free trade ▪▪▪ ‘…free traders hold that the strong dollar is the primary cause of the nation’s trade problems’ [Duns Business Month] …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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