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merchandise

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɜː.tʃən.daɪs, -daɪz/ us    /ˈmɝː-/ formal
goods that are bought and sold: Shoppers complained about poor quality merchandise and high prices. Japan exported $117 billion in merchandise to the US in 1999.

merchandise

verb [T] uk   /ˈmɜː.tʃən.daɪz/ us    /ˈmɝː-/ US specialized
to encourage the sale of goods by advertising them or by making certain that they are noticed: She had to merchandise the new product line.
Translations of “merchandise”
in Spanish mercancía, mercadería…
in French marchandises…
in German die Ware…
in Chinese (Traditional) 商品,貨物…
in Russian товары…
in Turkish ticarî eşya, mal, emtia…
in Chinese (Simplified) 商品,货物…
in Polish towar, towary…
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