See under (def 1).
[kom-ers] /ˈkɒm ərs/
an interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale between different countries (foreign commerce) or between different parts of the same country (domestic commerce) trade; business.
social relations, especially the exchange of views, attitudes, etc.
intellectual or spiritual interchange; communion.
(initial capital letter). Also called Commerce Department. Informal. the Department of Commerce.
the activity embracing all forms of the purchase and sale of goods and services
social relations and exchange, esp of opinions, attitudes, etc
1530s, from Middle French commerce (14c.), from Latin commercium “trade, trafficking,” from com- “together” (see com-) + merx (genitive mercis) “merchandise” (see market (n.)).
noun 1. a correspondent, as for a periodical, assigned to send back articles and news dispatches from a foreign country for publication. noun 1. (journalism) a reporter who visits or resides in a foreign country in order to report on its affairs
[fawr-uh-ner, for-] /ˈfɔr ə nər, ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. a person not native to or naturalized in the country or jurisdiction under consideration; alien. 2. a person from outside one’s community. 3. a thing produced in or brought from a country. 4. Nautical. a vessel. /ˈfɒrɪnə/ noun 1. a person from a foreign country; alien 2. […]
noun 1. commercial paper drawn on a person or corporation in a foreign nation. 2. the process of balancing accounts in commercial transactions between business organizations of different nations. noun 1. the system by which one currency is converted into another, enabling international transactions to take place without the physical transportation of gold 2. foreign […]
- Foreign exchange office
communications (FXO) An analog telephone plug on a handset that receives POTS service from the telephone exchange (“central office”) via a Foreign eXchange Subscriber socket and provides on-hook/off-hook indication to the exchange. (2008-01-17)