free trade area

/fri: 'treɪd ˌeəriə/ noun
a group of countries practising free trade

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  • Free Trade Area of the Americas —   [friː treɪd eərɪə əv ȓiː ə merɪkəz], die Amerikanische Freihandelszone (FTAA) …   Universal-Lexikon

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