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trade bill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trade bill a statute that would regulate foreign trade
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Usage

In literature:

They kum to the Fort to trade wi' Bill, an' thur I sees both my old mar an' rifle!
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The bill introduced to extinguish the trade was resisted by Mr. W. E. Lawrence and other leaders of the country party.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
A bill was brought in the next year to regulate the trade and prevent abuses, but was thrown out on the third reading.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
A bill was passed pronouncing the maritime slave trade piracy.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The intention of the bill was to divert the trade of southern and south-western Queensland to the Queensland Railways.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
The hope of such a trade lies chiefly in the passage of that bill.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
For as a business man, I foresee that the passing of any such bill would lead to a complete upset of trade.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
In 1788 a bill was brought into Parliament to mitigate the horrors of the African slave-trade.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
Trade, or mercantile, as well as bankers' bills are also frequently and, in some markets, regularly quoted.
"Banking" by William A. Scott
Well, that's their business, Bill; that's their trade.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
Bill may have been a master of subtlety when he was trading, but otherwise he tended to call a spade a spade, or worse.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
In 1778 Bills were introduced to abolish most of the restrictions upon Irish trade with England and the Colonies.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
See TRADE, BILLS OF EXCHANGE, GOLD MOVEMENTS, INTERNATIONAL.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
The second bill introduced by the Labor Party was the Trades Dispute Act.
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
The bill abolishing the slave trade in the District of Columbia passed the Senate, September 14, 1850, by a vote of 33 to 19.
"History of American Abolitionism" by F. G. De Fontaine
Then Mr. Mathieson told her to trade at Jackson's on account, and he would settle the bill.
"Little Nettie" by Susan Bogert Warner
A merchant, without over-trading, may frequently have occasion for a sum of ready money, even when he has no bills to discount.
"An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith
If all your groceries were as honest as this bill, Mr. Schmidt, it would be a pleasure to trade with you.
"Out of Mulberry Street" by Jacob A. Riis
You know as well as I do, Mr. Wolley, that you have been drawing more bills and larger bills than your trade justifies.
"Ovington's Bank" by Stanley J. Weyman
Remarks on the Bill to prevent Frauds committed by Bankrupts; with Observations on the Effect it may have upon Trade.
"The Life of Daniel De Foe" by George Chalmers
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In poetry:

Against the Slave-trade he had voted,
'Rights of Man' resounding still;
Now, basely turning, brazen-throated,
Yelled against the Ten Hours' Bill.
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
Against the Slave-trade he had voted,
"Rights of Man" resounding still;
Now, basely turning, brazen-throated,
Yelled against the Ten Hours' Bill.
"Plough And Loom" by Ernest Jones

In news:

House Approves Russia Trade Bill.
House Passes Bill to Exempt US Airlines From EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
) today applauded the Committee's unanimous approval of his bill establishing permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia and removing Russia from the 1974 Jackson-Vanik amendment.
Obama signs Russian trade and human rights bill.
On a 92-4 landslide vote, the Senate today approved H.R 6156, a bill that would establish permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia.
Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks.
Bill volunteers as a board member for Truth About Trade & Technology (truthabouttrade.org).
Wine importer Bill Binczak had a probĀ­lem at the 2009 55th Summer Fancy Food Show, one that many trade show operators can only dream about these days.
Bill Bowman's college sports column: Schlegel trades bump for thump .
Insider trading bill moves forward in Senate, but a conflict with the House looms.
Senate Cap & Trade Bill .
CHINA TRADE BILL SEEN SHELVED TILL '91.
Many environmental advocates are urging President Obama to renew his push for a cap-and-trade energy bill during tonight's Oval Office address.
Here is a summary of the new Cap and Trade bill introduced by Sen Barbara Boxer and Sen John Kerry.
House OKs Russia trade bill with human rights slap.
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In science:

For instance, options and futures are available at the Chicago Board of Trade which are based on Federal Funds, Treasury Bills, and Eurodollar foreign exchange.
Quantitative law describing market dynamics before and after interest-rate change
This change follows from the forward-looking Treasury Bill, which in the example in Fig. 1(b), is priced above the Federal Funds rate even 15 trading days before the announcement.
Quantitative law describing market dynamics before and after interest-rate change
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