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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to buy and sell; used with "con")
a. to trade
Los mercaderes asiáticos comerciaban con especias.The Asian merchants traded in spices.
b. to deal
Las tribus comerciaban con comida y compraban armas para sus guerreros.The tribes dealt in food and bought arms to supply their warriors.
2. (to have dealings)
a. to do business
Las dos empresas comerciaban con la intención de crear un monopolio.The two companies did business with the intention of establishing a monopoly.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to buy and sell)
a. to deal
La policía lo detuvo por comerciar drogas.The police arrested him for dealing drugs.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to trade, to do business
comerciar con armas/pielesto deal o trade in arms/furs
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intransitive verb
[+dos empresas] to do business (together); [+naciones] to trade
comerciar con [+empresa] to do business with; have dealings with; [+país] to trade with; [+mercancías] to deal in; trade in; handle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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comerciar en
to be marketed on
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