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  1. impulse buynoun

    Something purchased spontaneously, without planning or thought.

  2. impulse buyverb

    To purchase without thinking or planning.


  1. impulse buy

    In the field of consumer behavior, an impulse purchase or impulse buying is an unplanned decision by a consumer to buy a product or service, made just before a purchase. One who tends to make such purchases is referred to as an impulse purchaser, impulse buyer, or compulsive buyer. Research findings suggest that emotions, feelings, and attitudes play a decisive role in purchasing, triggered by seeing the product or upon exposure to a well crafted promotional message.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impulse buy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impulse buy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of impulse buy in a Sentence

  1. Adam Green:

    Donations to Elizabeth Warren are not an impulse buy, they are fundamentally built on a track record of Elizabeth Warren consistently challenging power -- whether that's challenging Wall Street and big insurance or challenging systemic racism.

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