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barter away

To swap or trade something, often for an item of lesser value. I can't believe you bartered away your car in exchange for a few old records.
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barter for

To swap or trade items with another person, rather than exchanging money. A noun can be used between "barter" and "for." I bartered some old records for a futon, so now I have a place to sleep, at least. I'm going to try to barter for that antique chair. Should I offer my Tiffany lamp?
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barter off

To relinquish ownership of an item by trading it to another person. A noun can be used between "barter" and "off." I didn't need that old piece of junk, so I bartered it off. I can't believe you bartered off your car in exchange for a few old records.
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barter with

To swap or trade items with another person, rather than exchanging money. I bartered with some guy at the flea market for a futon, so now I have a place to sleep, at least. I don't have any cash right now—will you barter with me?
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barter for something

 and barter over something
to trade [something] for something else; to acquire something by exchanging goods or services, not by using money. I want to barter for a large amount of cloth. Will you barter for this month's rent? We will not barter over what you owe us.
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barter something away

to trade something away; to lose something of value in a trade. Don't barter my car away! Don't barter away anything of such high value.
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barter (something) for (something else)

to trade something for something else. He sought to barter the car for a large computer. She bartered the piano for a settee.
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barter something off

to get rid of something by trading it for something else. See if you can barter that old desk off. She bartered off the used bookshelf.
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barter with someone

to enter into trading with someone without using money; to bargain with someone. Are you willing to barter with me, or is this strictly a cash transaction?
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There is further evidence supporting the deductibility of services received in a barter transaction on the IRS webpage, "Record Keeping for Business Barter Transactions":
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But as businesses realized the benefit of greater structure and process for barter, more than 400 small exchanges were created throughout the U.
By comparison, corporate barter can involve millions of dollars worth of goods, services and/or raw materials and is primarily conducted on behalf of large companies.
The larger barter exchange networks have thousands of clients, making them a viable source for many business needs, such as office equipment and supplies, printing, advertising, cleaning and maintenance services, professional services and travel and entertainment (T&E).
Percent of Firms Engaging Barter Arrangement Frequency in this Type of Arrangement Regular Barter 17 47.
In addition, I heard of barter companies going out of business, leaving their clients holding millions of dollars worth of unredeemable trade credits.
That's how barter comes charging in on the white horse, but not for everyone," he said.
The current study attempts to fill the research gap by providing a richer understanding of the, use of barter in the television industry.
Usually you do barter deals when you can't get cash, but even that can be difficult because eventually you still have to exchange it all into cash.
In late January of this year, LeeAnne Busman of Barter Consultants International asked BCL Soft to make several changes to the Barter21 platform in order to bring her exchange to Barter21.
Business-to-business barter companies (basically middlemen)have been around awhile and are often a good way for small companies to grow their businesses, open products up to a wider market, or clear out a surplus.
The Westchester-based development firm, has announced the formation of Barter Financial Services.
He has a simple way to illustrate the immense differences in international markets: He points to some of PepsiCo's international barter arrangements.
In 2008, it was estimated that in North America alone roughly 250,000 companies conducted barter transactions worth over $16 billion.