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trans·ac·tion

(tranz-ak'shŭn),
1. Interaction arising from the encounter of two or more persons.
2. In transactional analysis, the unit of analysis involving a social stimulus and a response.

transaction

A life event (e.g., graduation, marriage, divorce, criminal act, special award, etc.) which can be used to locate a person in a database.

transaction

The interaction of a person with others, esp. one in which items on an agenda, finances, or ideas are discussed.
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