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consignment in Trade topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconsignmentcon‧sign‧ment /kənˈsaɪnmənt/ noun  1 [countable]BBT a quantity of goods that are sent somewhere, especially in order to be soldconsignment of a large consignment of clothes2 on consignment3 [uncountable]BBT when someone sends or delivers something
Examples from the Corpus
consignmentIts inhabitants quiver with curiosity whenever the desert train discharges a consignment of tourists.It seems, Freddie as he's been named, stowed away with a consignment of bananas from the Windward Islands.The sale also included consignments from other owners.And yet the Customs service cleared the consignment for landing in Constanta.The consignment note is not a negotiable instrument, nor is it a document of title.The whole consignment, Carmichael says, must filter down into as many pairs of hands as possible.consignment ofa consignment of 5000 tons of rice