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Chinese translation: 商业冒险家

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01:56 Dec 14, 2003
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: merchant adventurer
A draper and merchant adventurer named John Davies married the niece of Hugh Awdeley.
clearwater
China
Local time: 09:28
Chinese translation:商业冒险家
Explanation:
从事布料生意的商业冒险家...

我理解,Merchant adventurer 是指传统意义上的商人,他们靠买进与卖出的差价来获利,特别是那些把货物运到国外赚大钱的冒险家。
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Xiaoping Fu
Canada
Local time: 17:28
Grading comment
谢谢!
其实,它也可以理解成“投机商”。
或者,结合本文可以译成“生性喜欢投机/冒险的布料商”。
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4 +5商业冒险家
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商业冒险家


Explanation:
从事布料生意的商业冒险家...

我理解,Merchant adventurer 是指传统意义上的商人,他们靠买进与卖出的差价来获利,特别是那些把货物运到国外赚大钱的冒险家。

Xiaoping Fu
Canada
Local time: 17:28
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 2566
Grading comment
谢谢!
其实,它也可以理解成“投机商”。
或者,结合本文可以译成“生性喜欢投机/冒险的布料商”。

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agree  matias: ~{5DH7Ok2;5=8|:C5DK57(~}
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agree  Denyce Seow: "The term 'merchant adventurer' was applied to the earliest medieval English merchants who made their wealth and fame in new and hazardous markets."
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  -> Thank you for the valuable information!

agree  pleasure
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agree  Lu Zou
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agree  Danbing HE
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