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cash-and-carrynoun [C]

uk   /ˌkæʃ.ənˈkær.i/ us   /ˌkæʃ.ənˈker.i/
a large shop where people, usually from another business, can buy large amounts of goods cheaply and take them away immediately
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cash-and-carrynoun [C or U]

plural cash-and-carrys also cash and carry uk   us  
COMMERCE a very large store where businesses can buy large quantities of products at lower prices than usual, or the system of buying products in large quantities in this way: He worked in a variety of jobs; in a supermarket, a cash-and-carry, and a video shop before deciding to go to university. As the market leader in cash and carry, they have pushed sales up by 5%.

cash-and-carryadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
COMMERCE used to describe a business that sells products to other businesses in large quantities and at lower prices than usual: cash-and-carry store/outlet/depot cash-and-carry business/chain/operator They buy new merchandise every week on a cash-and-carry basis.
(Definition of cash-and-carry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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