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job lotnoun [C]

uk   us   UK informal
COMMERCE a collection of several things which are bought or sold as a group, usually at a cheap price: a job lot of sth He bought a job lot of computers at a bargain price.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a group of shares sold together: It would make sense to sell the portfolio as a job lot.
(Definition of job lot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “job lot”
in Chinese (Simplified) (以较低价格买卖的)一批杂货…
in Chinese (Traditional) (以較低價格買賣的)一批雜貨…
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