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wholesale

2 adjective
     
Related topics: Trade
wholesale2
1BBT relating to the business of selling goods in large quantities at low prices to other businesses, rather than to the general public [↪ retail]:
wholesale prices
2 [usually before noun] affecting almost everything or everyone, and often done without any concern for the results:
the capture and wholesale destruction of a city
This company will not be successful until there are wholesale changes.
wholesale adverb:
I can get it for you wholesale.

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