Fair-trade

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Fair-trade free-trade: a euphemism for smuggling: a mild form of the protective system, in which the basis of economic policy is supposed to be reciprocity or free-trade only with such nations as grant similar privileges—also used adverbially
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fæger.

Usage

In literature:

At last Smithers hit it fairly on the trade mark, and sent it out into right field for a single.
"Frank Merriwell's Cruise" by Burt L. Standish
Remember, you can take advantage of the buyer once or twice, but if you want to hold his trade you must be fair with him.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Its accounts of roads, navigation improvements, and trade fail to reach the Fair Play settlers.
"The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784" by George D. Wolf
Morgan was a native of Virginia, born in 1776, a man of fair education, and by trade a stone-mason.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
At a subsequent period of the history we find him fairly abandoning his unchosen trade.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
For where the merchant sails to trade Fair is the face of Nature made.
"Fables of John Gay" by John Gay
It is in great demand throughout the vehicle and implement trade, and also makes a fair grade of wood pulp.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
A number of small trading villages exist throughout the district, and each locality has its periodical fairs for purposes of traffic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
William Bass opened up a connexion with London, and established a fairly profitable home trade.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
I did not complain of this tax; it was a fair one considering the volume of trade I did.
"Arizona's Yesterday" by John H. Cady
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In poetry:

With France, fair England's mortal foe,
A trade he carried on;
Had any other done't, I trow,
To tripos he had gone.
"The Viceroy. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
SOUTHWARD of Borneo's isle there lies
A little cluster fair,
Fam'd for the produce of sweet spice,
And England traded there.
"Enigma XXVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Deil take the dirty, trading loon
Wad gar the water ca' his wheel,
And drift his dyes and poisons doun
By fair Tweed-side at Ashiesteel!
"Ballade Of The Tweed" by Andrew Lang
And you have that for which I pine
As you should pine for this fair creature:
Come, now, suppose we make a trade--
You take this gem, and send the Beecher!
"To De Witt Miller" by Eugene Field
The last gave a smile, and the Engraver a frown,
But the sweet singer instantly brought them both down;
For exclusive of capital, he by fair trade
Ten shillings and sixpence two farthings had made.
"The Triumvirate" by William Hutton
A good Trade I wish you, an' a fair landfall,
Neither fog, nor iceberg, nor long calm, nor squall,
A pleasant port to come to, when the work's all through —
An' so long, sailorman … good luck to you.
"So Long (All Coiled Down)" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Alternative holiday markets for your fair-trade , locavore loved ones.
Gus Van Sant, fair trade shopping and a special marriage proposal: News from Southeast Portland.
Thanks' to fair trade supporters.
Grace Potter to sing for fair trade .
Fair trade craft show to be held.
MT VERNON — The first Fair Trade Craft Show, held by the ladies at First United Methodist Church, will make its debut on Dec 15.
Fair-trade sale in Downtown El Paso offers shopping alternative.
Building Stones Fair Trade Shoppe.
Pat Joseph, elder at Stone Presbyterian Church talks about the Building Stones Fair Trade Shoppe that is located in the church.
Fair Trade Faire to be held on 2 dates.
Bronner's Launches Crowdfunding Campaign and New Educational Video on Fair Trade Palm Oil.
Image Gallery for Hazleton native takes bat to head in Christina Aguilera video - fair trade for his favorite role to date.
Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W Magnetic St in Marquette, will host a fair trade market from 10 am to 2 pm Saturday and from noon to 3 pm Sunday.
Club stores have emerged as a fair trade champion.
Sam's own Member's Mark bagged coffee was the first fair trade item sold.
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In science:

Whether agent i or j will ‘win’ in a particular trading encounter is decided by the toss of a fair coin, i.e., each has a probability 1/2 of making a net gain. A possible variant, where, the two agents randomly redistribute their total wealth can be seen as a manifestation of the TF model.
Stochastic Maps, Wealth Distribution in Random Asset Exchange Models and the Marginal Utility of Relative Wealth
We believe that a computer, good food, friendship, social status, love, fairness, and knowledge can only to a certain extent be replaced by and traded against each other.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
According to Fig.6, better consideration of fairness is shown when the equilibrium conditions are achieved if γ → 0 and when γ → 1, there exists a trade-off among different source-destination pairs in terms of aggregated throughput.
A Large Family of Multi-path Dual Congestion Control Algorithms
We can cite the underpricing of new issues, ie, the fact that underwriters underprice the IPO leading to high returns on the first day of trading, or the long-term underperformance of the underpriced IPOs compared to their “fairly” priced counterparts.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
Towards this end, the equation based congestion control TFMCC-VP allows to trade packet size for packet rate while remaining fair with TCP.
Erasure Coding and Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication
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