One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Relating to the conducting of business, especially buying or selling.‘access to transactional data such as records of purchases’‘a purely transactional relationship’
- ‘Software scans reams of transactional data, looking for anomalies.’
- ‘Organizations must extend their view of cost reduction beyond isolated transactional decisions.’
- ‘You can build a transactional website in a matter of weeks.’
- ‘The transactional costs of moving home are significant.’
- ‘Some firms charge a monthly fee, while others charge transactional fees.’
- 1.1 Relating to exchange or interaction between people.‘transactional models of social evolution’
- ‘Managers need to display transactional skills to do with planning, organizing, monitoring and supervising.’
- ‘The new deal is a much more transactional relationship whereby each party weighs up the opportunities and costs of being in the relationship.’
- ‘If your relationships with people are emotional, rather than transactional, then people will be more likely to visit you when the economy slows down.’
- ‘He was slow to acquire the transactional skills that a conductor needs to make headway the orchestra.’
- ‘He views the ideal leadership style as transactional.’
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