Definitions for wholesale
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the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers
"sweeping generalizations"; "wholesale destruction"
sell in large quantities
at a wholesale price
"I can sell it to you wholesale"
wholesale, in large quantitiesadverb
on a large scale without careful discrimination
"I buy food wholesale"
The sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants
To sell at wholesale.
in bulk or large quantity
of, or relating to sale in large quantities, for resale
extensive, indiscriminate, all-encompassing or blanket
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Sale in the lump, not in separate small parcels.
Etymology: whole and sale.
These are wholesale chapmen to Satan, that do not truck and barter one crime for another, but take the whole herd. Government of the Tongue.
This cost me at the wholesale merchant’s a hundred drachma’s; I make two hundred by selling it in retail. Addison.
Some from vanity, or envy, despise a valuable book, and throw contempt upon it by wholesale. Isaac Watts.
sale of goods by the piece or large quantity, as distinguished from retail
pertaining to, or engaged in, trade by the piece or large quantity; selling to retailers or jobbers rather than to consumers; as, a wholesale merchant; the wholesale price
extensive and indiscriminate; as, wholesale slaughter
Wholesaling, jobbing, or distributing is the sale of goods or merchandise to retailers; to industrial, commercial, institutional, or other professional business users; or to other wholesalers and related subordinated services. In general, it is the sale of goods to anyone other than a standard consumer. In the United Kingdom, the Cash and Carry is a term used describe a wholesale warehouse, particularly those that are open to the general public on payment of a subscription. According to the United Nations Statistics Division, "wholesale" is the resale of new and used goods to retailers, to industrial, commercial, institutional or professional users, or to other wholesalers, or involves acting as an agent or broker in buying merchandise for, or selling merchandise to, such persons or companies. Wholesalers frequently physically assemble, sort and grade goods in large lots, break bulk, repack and redistribute in smaller lots. While wholesalers of most products usually operate from independent premises, wholesale marketing for foodstuffs can take place at specific wholesale markets where all traders are congregated. Traditionally, wholesalers were closer to the markets they supplied than the source from which they got the products.
To buy and sell goods and products at specific quantities.
Wholesale buying and selling is at various quantities.
Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020
The numerical value of wholesale in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of wholesale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The FCA is unequivocal that firms should not cancel people's cards wholesale.
If you look at the CEO as being the best shopkeeper in the team, it's the wrong brief, he's got loads of retail experience, he's got loads of wholesale experience, he understands brands and he understands customers and he's super smart.
When the [ tin ] price dropped in the late 1980s, there was no longer a profit in selling it wholesale. So we gradually renovated some old machinery on-site and began selling it ourselves.
Those kinds of restrictive practices I think would ironically hurt the Chinese economy over the long term because I don’t think there is any U.S. or European firm, any international firm, that could credibly get away with that wholesale turning over of data, personal data, over to a government.
Speaker Ryan needs to make it clear that if the President won't stand to protect America from wholesale open borders, then Republicans will, if Ryan will not lead and reject the importation of those fleeing the Middle East without assurances that we can separate refugees from terrorists, then Speaker Ryan needs to step down today and let someone else lead.
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- a l'engròsCatalan, Valencian
- χονδρικός, χονδρική, χονδρικάGreek
- venta al por mayorSpanish
- عمده فروشیPersian
- vente en gros, de gros, en grosFrench
- heildverslun, heildsalaIcelandic
- საბითუმო, ბითუმადGeorgian
- engroshandel, en grosNorwegian
- hurtowy, hurtowo, hurtPolish
- оптом, оптовыйRussian
- grossistverksamhet, partihandel, grosshandelSwedish
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