board of trade

board of trade
A body of men organized for the advancement and protection of business interests, Retailers Credit Asso. v Commissioner, 90 F2d 47, 111 ALR 152. Sometimes business interests in one particular line of commercial activity, even in one particular line in a specific municipality or other geographical location. Retailers Credit Asso. v Commissioner, 90 F2d 47, 111 ALR 152; narrowly defined as any exchange or association, whether incorporated or unincorporated, of persons who shall be engaged in the business of buying or selling grain or receiving the same for sale on consignment. Trusler v Crooks, 269 US 475, 479, 70 L Ed 365, 366, 46 S Ct 165.

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  • Board of trade — Board Board (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Board of trade — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Board of Trade — heißt das Handelsamt Großbritanniens, das zugleich eine Aufsichtsbehörde für alle die Handelsmarine betreffenden technischen und seemännischen Angelegenheiten bildet. Von besonderer Bedeutung sind die vom Board of Trade zusammengestellten und… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • board of trade — board of trade: a commodities exchange Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • board of trade — board′ of trade′ n. 1) bus an association of businesspeople 2) gov+brit. Board of Trade, the British ministry that supervises commerce and industry …   From formal English to slang

  • Board of Trade — Board of Trade, das Handelsamt Großbritanniens, zugleich oberste Eisenbahnaufsichtsbehörde. Die Aufsichtsbefugnisse des B., die anfänglich sehr beschränkt waren, sind im Laufe der Zeit wesentlich erweitert worden, so daß das B. gegenwärtig von… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • board of trade — n. ☆ 1. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2. [B of T ] a British governmental department supervising commerce and industry 3. a commodities exchange dealing in grain, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Board of Trade — The Board of Trade is a committee of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, originating as a committee of inquiry in the 17th century and evolving gradually into a government department with a diverse range of functions. This department was… …   Wikipedia

  • board of trade — 1. : a board or an organization that regulates, promotes, supervises, or protects commercial or business enterprises or interests: as a. : a committee of the English privy council formerly appointed to consider matters relating to trade and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Board of Trade — The Board of Trade (1808 11), d Augusus Pugin et Thomas Rowlandson Le Board of Trade est un comité du Conseil privé du Royaume Uni ayant ses origines dans un comité d enquête du XVIIe siècle, évoluant en un département gouvernemental avec… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Board of Trade — Das Board of Trade im Jahr 1808 Das Board of Trade ist ein Komitee des Privy Council des Vereinigten Königreichs. Ursprünglich war es ein Untersuchungsausschuss im 17. Jahrhundert, der sich mit der Zeit zu einer Regierungsabteilung mit einem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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