a discount, as from the list price of goods, granted by a manufacturer or wholesaler to a retailer.
Origin of trade discount
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for trade discount
a sum or percentage deducted from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler to a retailer or by one enterprise to another in the same trade
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