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1An instance of buying or selling something; a business deal.‘in an ordinary commercial transaction a delivery date is essential’
deal, business, agreement, undertaking, affair, arrangement, bargain, negotiation, treaty, contract, pact, compact, bond, settlementView synonyms
- ‘However, every regular payment product currently has a transaction fee of £3.’
- ‘The current overdraft rate of 13.5 % APR applies as well as the normal ATM transaction fee.’
- ‘The elimination of currency transaction costs only arises where two or more countries use a single currency.’
- ‘Failure to meet these requirements could result in the loan being deemed a taxable transaction.’
- ‘The figures show a similar trend to those for the whole of the UK, with more buy transactions than sell transactions over the course of last year.’
- ‘Whereas equities and bonds are easy to buy and sell, property transactions are more complicated, more costly and consequently less frequent.’
- ‘The application of the rule creates considerable practical difficulties in commercial property transactions.’
- ‘Even electronic transactions take up to three days to process!’
- ‘In Britain, one fraudulent credit card transaction takes place every eight seconds.’
- ‘Likewise, the author of a psychiatry self-help book and his customers are engaging in a commercial transaction.’
- ‘I was fortunate to witness several great items that were sold in private transactions.’
- ‘Property rights in slaves and their labor can be bought and sold via market transactions.’
- ‘We looked at the numbers and saw that the transaction costs in a public social-security programme are much lower than in a private one.’
- ‘The majority of financial transactions are conducted either by cheques or electronically.’
- ‘In the past, credit card transactions were generally completed within a 120-day cycle.’
- ‘Online electronic financial transactions have the potential to save thousands.’
- ‘Who wants to go offline to complete an online payment transaction, anyway?’
- ‘Taking all the factors into consideration, there was not a commercial transaction conducted at arms length.’
- ‘The system handles 100,000 transactions involving more than $500 million each day.’
- ‘Ecommerce represents buying and selling transactions using the Internet.’
- 1.1 The action of conducting business.
negotiation, conduct, conducting, carrying out, performance, execution, enactment, management, handling, organization, prosecution, working out, thrashing out, hammering out, administration, operationView synonyms
- ‘A short business session was held for the transaction of routine matters.’
- ‘However, clients are advised to seek counsel before continuing the transaction of intellectual property matters in the country.’
- ‘The transaction of public affairs was impeded by repeated efforts to usurp pairing the security of property in slaves, and reducing those States which held slaves to a condition of inferiority.’
- ‘The Council shall adopt rules and procedures for the conduct and transaction of its business at its meetings.’
- 1.2 An exchange or interaction between people.‘intellectual transactions in the classroom’
- ‘What about your average expat and the ordinary transactions that concern their day-to-day lives?’
- ‘The transaction becomes an enjoyable conversation.’
- ‘In our normal transactions and interactions with others, our ego seems to play a major role in determining how we treat them.’
- ‘Arrangements are defined to include transactions, agreements, understandings, promises or undertakings.’
- ‘Familiarity gave a personal tone to the gathering, which smoothed the transaction of ideas and discussions.’
- ‘To get to the bottom of the issue, we should note that economics is little more than the study of human interactions or transactions.’
- ‘E-mail transactions cost bandwidth, which has to be upgraded for traffic, including spam traffic.’
- ‘Cultural, religious and intellectual transactions were in Sanskrit.’
- 1.3transactions Published reports of proceedings at the meetings of a learned society.
proceedings, affairs, concerns, dealings, matters, activitiesView synonyms
- ‘In 1938, Mott and Littleton published a seminal paper in Transactions of the Faraday Society on the calculation of defect energies in NaCl.’
- ‘The Western Section of The Wildlife Society is pleased to announce the online availability of all papers published in the ‘Transactions of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society’.’
- ‘It was published in the Transactions of the New Zealand Institute (1896) and contains a description of a time-apparatus capable of measuring time intervals of a hundred-thousandth of a second.’
- ‘These transactions are available for online access (papers are placed on the web once they are accepted), and also released as hardcopy once per year.’
- 1.4 An input message to a computer system that must be dealt with as a single unit of work.
- ‘All of these are machines that involve data input that results in a transaction, just like a voting machine.’
- ‘You can use the QIF importer to import those transactions automatically into the system.’
- ‘The error caused the bank's core account transaction processing software to issue error messages.’
- ‘This bridge concept is being expanded to handle database transactions.’
- ‘Database and transaction processing systems are often implemented on RAID systems.’
- ‘The standard relational database offers transaction processing and XML to relate tables to each other.’
- ‘For example, it handles transaction processing for financial services and telecom companies.’
- ‘The legacy transaction processing systems may not yet be adequate for those purposes.’
- ‘Arbitration parking apparatus and method for a split transaction bus in a multiprocessor computer system’
- ‘Most of the back-end transaction processing takes place on IBM mainframes.’
- ‘From time to time, people ask for a version of the transaction API exported to user space.’
- ‘As you can tell, the software maker claims to give customers a deeper look into all the data flowing through various databases and transaction systems.’
- ‘With XML, you can send a transaction from one system to another without using a translator.’
- ‘This embedded system is a complete computer for performing I / O transactions.’
- ‘For example, error signaling transactions have a higher priority than data backup transactions.’
Late Middle English (as a term in Roman Law): from late Latin transactio(n-), from transigere ‘drive through’ (see transact).
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