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English definition of “big-ticket”


adjective [before noun]     /ˈbɪɡˌtɪkɪt/
COMMERCE used to describe things that cost a lot of money to buy , for example cars or furniture : Do people shop online for big-ticket items ?
(Definition of big-ticket adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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