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Definition of

business transaction

Operations & Production

instance of buying or selling an act of buying or selling goods or services in order to make a profit

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Definitions of ’business transaction’ and meaning of ’business transaction’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’business transaction’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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