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pickup

noun (also pick-up)
 
 
/ˈpɪkʌp/
[S] COMMERCE an increase or improvement in profits, sales, spending, etc.: a pickup in sth Analysts said the pickup in sales was the result of heavy discounting by retailers.
[C] (also pickup truck) TRANSPORT a small truck with an open part at the back in which goods can be carried: He pulled up to the site in a pickup full of bricks.
[C or U] the act of collecting goods or people from a particular place: Recyclable materials can be left on the sidewalk for pickup. Your purchases can be delivered or collected from the pickup point.
(Definition of pickup from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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