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Commerce

The practice of buying and selling goods and services, whether for use or investment. Commerce usually refers to buying and selling on a large scale; that is, the sale of one widget is a transaction, while the sale of all the widgets in a country is the commerce of widgets. See also: E-commerce.
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It was "steady sober men with wives and occasionally children," clerks and commercial travellers who attended the Wolverhampton music hall in 1866.
Nearly always associated with the world of commercial travellers and other company car users, the Vectra has also been a top choice for family motoring.
Many of these mobile cafes are frequented by truck drivers or other commercial travellers.
Designed to meet the increasing number of domestic and commercial travellers using SFO, the centrepiece of the construction programme will be the new 2.
Choice Hotels Canada was recently named "1999 Hotel Chain of the Year" by the 12,500 members of the North West Commercial Travellers Association.
This is undoubtedly a boon to the hundreds of commercial travellers who need to transact business with their partners in these destinations, said Shibdev Banerji, GM of Mezoon Travel, which is SriLankan Airlines general sales agent.
This work began when three commercial travellers in the USA formed the society in 1899.
Granville, Melanie and their Families wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours, The Lodge of Peace, Meltham and Huddersfield Commercial Travellers Association for kind expressions of sympathy, letters, cards and beautiful flowers received in their sad loss of a devoted Mum and Grandma.
It predominantly provides accommodation for couples, elderly people and commercial travellers, with an annual turnover of pounds 40,000.
Lorry drivers and commercial travellers will be able to claim back the tax.
Police blood-tested around 200 men - many of them lorry drivers and commercial travellers - having recovered vital genetic material at the scene of the killing.
Cost-conscious commercial travellers are shunning faceless accommodation for a friendly welcome and slap-up breakfast down on the farm.

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