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consignment

noun
     
Related topics: Trade
con‧sign‧ment
1 [countable]BBT a quantity of goods that are sent somewhere, especially in order to be sold
consignment of
a large consignment of clothes
2

on consignment

goods that are on consignment are being sold for someone else for a share of the profit
3 [uncountable]BBT when someone sends or delivers something

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