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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.
Translations of “pickup”
in Russian пикап…
in Turkish küçük kamyonet, pikap…
in Polish furgonetka, pikap…
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