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retail

adverb
 
 
/ˈriːteɪl/ COMMERCE
if something is sold retail, it is sold to the public in stores, on the internet, etc., rather than to stores, other businesses, etc.: buy/sell retail It's much cheaper to buy wholesale than retail. →  Compare wholesale adverb
(Definition of retail adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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