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English definition of “wholesale”

wholesale

adverb     /ˈhəʊlseɪl/
if something is sold wholesale, it is sold to stores , other businesses , etc. rather than to the public : Breeders who sell puppies wholesale to a broker or pet store must obtain a USDA license . All of her furniture was bought wholesale.
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(Definition of wholesale adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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