devalue (v.) reduce the value of a currency against other currencies（货币）贬值
[例] The war inside the country severely hurts the consumers’ confidence and devalues its currency in the international financial market.
[同义词] depreciate, devaluate
devaluation (n.) the deduction in the value of a currency against other currencies（货币）贬值
[同义词] depreciation, deflation
differentiate (v.) to make something different or highlight the difference between two things 区别
[例] It is hard to differentiate the one from the other.
[同义词] distinguish, set apart,separate
differentiation (n.) making sure that a product has distinguishing features 区别
[例] Line 1 and Line 2 have little differentiation.
price differential (n.) the difference in prices charged for the same product in different shops, or for different products in a range 差价
[例] The price for this air-conditioner is the lowest in Shanghai, and if you can find lower price for it within 15 days, we will refund the price differential to you.
direct (v.) manage, be in charge of 管理，指挥
[例] He directs our sales operation.
[同义词] namage, control, run
director (n.) person appointed by shareholders to help manage a company 主管，董事
managing director [US Chief Executive Officer] 执行总裁
direct flight flight without transfer 直航
direct mail (n.) selling a product by sending information through the post 直接邮寄广告
[例] We have to wait for 2 days if we send it by direct mail.
direct selling (n.) selling directly to a customer without going through any middlemen 直销
[例] Direct selling can save a lot of money.
directory (n.) reference book containing listings 目录
[例] a telephone directory, a trade directory
discount 1. (n.) percentage reduction in a full price 打折
[例] You can have 5% discount as a VIP customer.
2. (v.) reduce the full price 打折
disintegration (n.) the breaking up of a company or group of companies 解散
[例] At last , the merger of these two big companies comes to disintegration.
dismiss (v.) remove from employment, sack (inf) 解雇
[例] You are dismissed for your poor performance and bad working attitude.
dismissal (n.) act of dismissing 解雇
[例] These rules are formal-such as the procedure for dismissal.
dispatch 1. (n.) sending goods to a customer 送货
[例] dispatch department
2. (v.) send goods to customers 送货
display 1. (n.) show/exhibition of goods 展览
[例] There was a display of the latest research at the trade fair in Frankfurt.
2. (v.) show, exhibit 展览
dispute 1. (n.) a disagreement 争论
[例] We hope the matter in dispute will soon be settled.
2. (v.) to disagree 争辩
distribute (v.) send out goods from the manufacturer to the end user 分销
[例] The distributing line of the company is very advanced and considerable.
distribution (n.) act of sending goods from the producer to another person or organization 分销
[例] Have you prepared for the distribution of the goods?
distributor (n.) person or company which sells goods for a manufacturer 分销商
[例] We are the sole distributors.