See also: Barter

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Late Middle English, from Old French barater.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɑː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)/
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  • (US) enPR: bärʹtər, IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹtɚ/, [ˈbɑɹɾɚ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)

NounEdit

barter (usually uncountable, plural barters)

  1. An exchange of goods or services without the use of money.
    We had no money so we had to live by barter.
    • 1842, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Lady Anne Granard, volume 1, page 11:
      Speculations in trade are not confined to the counter or to the counting-house. Lady Anne's fair hair and white teeth were as much objects of barter as any of the shawls or ribbons displayed in Bond Street. They were to be had in exchange for a suit of diamonds and an opera-box.
  2. The goods or services used in such an exchange.
    The man used his watch as barter to pay for his tab.

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barter (third-person singular simple present barters, present participle bartering, simple past and past participle bartered)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To exchange goods or services without involving money.
    She bartered a bonsai for one of the rare books in my library.
    You may be able to barter for some of the items you need at the local market.

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English barter, from Middle English, from Old French barater.

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barter m inan

  1. (business) barter (an exchange of goods or services without the use of money)

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adjective

Further readingEdit

  • barter in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • barter in Polish dictionaries at PWN

YagaraEdit

VerbEdit

barter

  1. bite

ReferencesEdit

  • Eipper, Christopher, STATEMENT OF THE ORIGIN, CONDITION, AND PROSPECTS, OF THE GERMAN MISSION TO THE ABORIGINES AT MORETON BAY, CONDUCTED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN NEW SOUTH WALES, 1841.