noun Date: 1632 1. a. something transacted; especially an exchange or transfer of goods, services, or funds <
electronic transactions
b. plural the often published record of the meeting of a society or association 2. a. an act, process, or instance of transacting b. a communicative action or activity involving two parties or things that reciprocally affect or influence each other • transactional adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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