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deal vb

: to carry on the business of buying or esp. selling (something) [ing drugs]
1 : to engage in bargaining
2 : to sell or distribute something as a business or for money [ing in real estate] [ in stolen property]
n 1 : an act of dealing
: a business transaction
2 : an arrangement for mutual advantage (as for a defendant to testify in exchange for immunity from prosecution)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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