- the act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
- an instance or process of transacting something.
- something that is transacted, especially a business agreement.
- Psychology. an interaction of an individual with one or more other persons, especially as influenced by their assumed relational roles of parent, child, or adult.
- transactions, the published records of the proceedings, as papers read, addresses delivered, or discussions, at the meetings of a learned society or the like.
Origin of transaction
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- something that is transacted, esp a business deal or negotiation
- the act of transacting or the state of being transacted
- (plural) the published records of the proceedings of a society, conference, etc
- (in business computing) the act of obtaining and paying for an item or service
- (in general computing) the transmission and processing of an item of data
Word Origin and History for pretransaction
mid-15c., "the adjustment of a dispute, a negotiated agreement," from Middle French transaction, from Latin transactionem (nominative transactio) "an agreement, accomplishment," from past participle stem of transigere "accomplish, drive or carry through," from trans- "through" + agere "to drive" (see act). Meaning "a piece of business" is attested from 1640s.