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Auslan SignbankDictionary#99 business1a
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As a Noun: 1. Work relating to the production, buying, and selling of goods and services. English = business. 2. An organisation which produces and sells goods or which provides a service. English = business.

trade in, exchange, transform, conversion, transformation, convert

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4223 trade-in1a
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As a Noun: 1. The change of the use of something to another use; or the change in religious beliefs from one religion to another. English = conversion. 2. [With stress] A complete change in something. English = transformation. 3. Something which is given to someone at the same time they give you something. English = exchange. 4. A business deal in which someone buys a new car, washing machine, etc. at a reduced price by giving an old car, washing machine, etc. as well as money in payment. English = trade in. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To buy a new car, washing machine, etc. at a reduced price by giving an old car, washing machine, etc. as well as money in payment. English = trade in. 2. To completely change something. English = transform. 3. To change the use of something from one thing to another; or to change religious beliefs from one religion to another. English = convert. 4. Of two or more people, to give each other something at the same time; to replace one thing with another, especially something you have bought, because the other thing is more satisfactory or more useful. English = exchange.

afford, pay for, fare, pay

Auslan SignbankDictionary#235 afford
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As a Noun: 1. The money you pay for a journey in a taxi, train, bus or aeroplane. English = fare. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To give someone an amount of money, because you are buying something from them, or because you owe it to them. English = pay, pay for. 2. To have enough money to be able to pay for something. English = afford.

expense, expensive, dear, costly, valuable, precious

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4263 expensive1b
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money, funding, treasurer, funds, currency, fund

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4256 money1b
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benefit, advantage, profit

Auslan SignbankDictionary#227 profit1b
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As a Noun: 1. An improvement that is likely to result from doing something. English = advantage, benefit. 2. The amount of money that you gain when you are paid more for something than it cost you to make it, get it, or do it. English = profit As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To gain an improvement or advantage by doing something. English = benefit. 2. To make money by being paid more for something than it cost you to make it, get it, or do it. English = profit.

expenses, expenditure, expenses, spend

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4255 spend1a
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As a Noun: 1. The act of paying money for things that you want. 2. The money that you pay for things. English = expenses, expenditure. 3. Money that you spend while doing something connected with your work and which is paid back to you afterwards. English = expenses. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To pay money for things that you want. English = spend, spend money. 2. To be worth spending money one, to be valuable in monetary terms.

bankruptcy, bankrupt, failure, fail, loss, lose

Auslan SignbankDictionary#608 bankrupt
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As a Noun: 1. The failure of a person or a business to pay their debts. English = bankruptcy. 2. A person who has failed in business and is unable to pay their debts. English = bankrupt. 3. A lack of success in doing or achieving something; a person who has not succeeded at something or anything. English = failure. 4. In business or finances, a situation in which you earn or makes less money than you spend on various activities. English = loss. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of people or businesses, to not have enough money to pay for your debts. English = (be) bankrupt. 2. Of people or businesses, to fail financially and become unable to pay your debts. English = go bankrupt. 3. To not succeed at doing something you were trying to do. English = fail. 4. In business or finances, to earn or make less money from doing or selling something than it cost you to do it or buy it in the first place. English = lose.

budget, budgeting, economy, economics, economic

Auslan SignbankDictionary#123 budgeting
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As a Noun: 1. A plan showing how much money a person or organisation has available and how it should be spent, or the design of such a plan. English = budget, budgeting. 2. In a particular country or region, the system according to which money, industry, and trade are organised there, as well as the wealth that it gets from this system. English = economy. 3. The study of the way in which money, industry, and trade are organised in a particular country. English = economics. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To plan carefully how much money you are going to spend on each thing you want. English = budget. 2. Of or relating to the organisation of money, industry, and trade of a country, region, or social group. English = (be) economic.

free (without cost), free (voluntary), voluntary, freely, voluntarily

Auslan SignbankDictionary#200 free.F1a
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be available to someone without them having to pay for it. English = (be) free. 2. To be done willingly and because you choose to do it and not because you have been forced to do it. English = (be) voluntary. As Modifier: 1. Used immediately next to a verb to mean the action is done without any cost. English = freely. 2. Used immediately next to a verb to mean the action is done willingly and because you choose to do it and not because you have been forced to do it. English = freely, voluntarily.