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noun [U]
COMMERCE the activity of selling goods to the public in stores or on the internet: Retailing is an attractive career for graduates.
Translations of “retailing”
in Russian розничная торговля…
in Turkish perakende satış işi…
in Polish handel detaliczny…
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