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English definition of “wholesale”

wholesale

adjective, adverb (SELLING)    /ˈhəʊl.seɪl/ US  /ˈhoʊl-/
of or for the selling of goods in large amounts at low prices to shops and businesses, rather than the selling of goods in shops to customers: wholesale prices a wholesale supplier/business We only sell wholesale, not to the public. → Compare retail nounSelling
(Definition of wholesale adjectiveadverb (SELLING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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