American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To sell (a commodity) at a price consistent with a fair-trade agreement.
“About half of the group bow their heads and close their eyes, while the other half look forward thoughtfully, grasping their paper cups filled with fair-trade coffee and tea.”
“In the environs you'll see lush fruit trees that bear cherries, apricots and the famous fair-trade argan oil, while lodge owners give a portion of their profits to charity for educating girls who would otherwise not be able to afford school.”
“There you have it: The Anglican Church is getting into the eco-spirit of things by loving Mother Earth while drinking fair-trade coffee heated with Bullfrog Power all in a lush verdant sanctuary.”
“Sophie Corcut, a former unpaid marketing intern at fair-trade company Shangrila Farms, says: Living in Beijing and dealing with a totally foreign language was challenging.”
“She hoped Curtis Hill was down at the inn right now, writing up his notes, sipping some tea, or even organic fair-trade coffee.”
“They are increasingly aware of the social performance of the corporations from whom they purchase goods or services and want to know that those corporations respect the issues they care about, from fair-trade product-sourcing to environmental concerns and investing in the communities in which they operate.”
“It was not enough for Pennye Jones-Napier to sell eco-friendly chew toys or fair-trade collars at her Takoma Park pet store, the Big Bad Woof.”
“Local, organic, and fair-trade food and the technology to support small-scale agriculture”
“Planet GJ581g is destined to become a cool galactic suburb complete with hybrid vehicles, fair-trade coffee shops with bamboo floors, and 24-hour cable news without Glenn Beck.”
“Samsung, the world's largest LCD maker by sales, said in a statement that it respects the FTC's decision and will continue abide by the fair-trade law.”
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