commodity exchange


commodity exchange
noun
an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
Hypernyms: ↑exchange
Part Meronyms: ↑pit

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noun
: an organized market where future delivery contracts for graded commodities (as grains, cotton, sugar, coffee, wool) are bought and sold

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an exchange for the buying and selling of futures contracts on commodities, as butter, coffee, sugar, and grains.
[1930-35]

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commodity exchange or commodity market noun
A market where raw materials, such as wool, sugar, etc, are traded
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Main Entry:commodity

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commodity exchange,
an exchange where staple commodities are bought and sold: »

Nearly all the sugar, silk, cotton, hides and metals sold in the U.S. move at prices set on the commodity exchanges of lower Wall Street (Maclean's).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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