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wholesaler

noun [C]     /ˈhəʊlˌseɪlər/ COMMERCE
a person or company that sells goods to stores or other businesses, etc. rather than to the public: Factory gate prices may be rising, but it is retailers and wholesalers, not consumers, who are shouldering this burden. a book/drug/food/wine wholesaler → Compare retailer
(Definition of wholesaler noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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