Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Merchant"

The meaning of "Merchant" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa merchant?
A: A merchant is somebody who sells things.
In this context it would be the company that the charge came from.
Q: O que significa to be a merchant of death?
A: A weapons dealer, a drug dealer. A profession that results in people dying for a profit.
Q: O que significa A merchant is handing a customer a box.?
A: Merchant means Seller/ Retailer- Person who is selling the customer something.

Its means the "seller" is handing (passing/giving) a customer a box. :)
Q: O que significa merchants ?
A: People who sell goods like food, fabrics, clothes, and other items like pottery.

Example sentences using "Merchant"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com merchant.
A: Here are a few:

The merchant refused to serve the loud customer. (retail seller)

This bank has the lowest merchant fees. (transaction charges for retail sellers)

He joined the merchant marines after the war. (private commercial shipping service)

He was accused of being an arms merchant. (illegal seller of weapons)

Synonyms of "Merchant" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre merchant e shopper ?
A: Merchant can be an organization, businessman is a person.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre merchant vessel e trader ?
A: a merchant sells things to normal people while a trader exchanges items or currencies with other traders.

Vesrel is not a word.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre merchant e businessman ?
A: A merchant is someone who buys and sells goods. He can also be regarded as a businessman.

A businessman is a more formal term for business owners executives who runs and deals with the whole business. They are not necessarily a merchant because not all businesses are about buying and selling goods
Q: Qual é a diferença entre merchant e businessmen ?
A: @Ian02118: I don't even know the difference myself, haha. However, you will never have to use the word merchant so don't worry about it too much.

Merchant: person or company involved in wholesale trade, especially one dealing with foreign countries or supplying merchandise to a particular trade.

Businessman: man who works in business or commerce, especially at an executive level.

Usually, you refer to someone as a businessman if they work for a specific company. Merchants simply trade and sell items, and they don't own companies.

Translations of "Merchant"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? merchant
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? what is merchant navy
A: A merchant navy is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country, and it describes the seagoing commercial interests of the country-registered ships and their crews.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? merchants, craftsmen, shipbuilders
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Other questions about "Merchant"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar merchant.
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Q: Can a legitimate normal merchant be described as a trafficker?
A: No, a trafficker is only used for illegal trade, such as drug trafficker or human trafficker.
Q: 90% of merchants who have used cashless payments said that they will keep using that after the campaign, the government offered a lot of budged to merchants and consumers. soa natural?
A: × 90% of merchants who have used cashless payments said that they will keep using that after the campaign, the government offered a lot of budged to merchants and consumers.
✓ 90% of merchants who have used cashless payments said that they will keep using that after the campaign, the government offered a large budget to merchants and consumers.

Q: he asked him where does the merchant live. soa natural?
A: He asked him, “Where does the merchant live?”

Or,

He asked him where the merchant lives.
Q: The cunning merchant tried to rip me off on the country market soa natural?
A: Grammatically correct: at the country market

The tone is very formal, almost like from an old book except for the phrase 'rip me off' which is very informal. Maybe: the vendor at the farmers market tried to rip me off

Sounds better :)

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