job lot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “job lot” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of job lot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"job lot" in Business English

See all translations

job lotnoun [C]

uk   us   UK informal
COMMERCE a ​collection of several things which are ​bought or ​sold as a ​group, usually at a ​cheapprice: a job lot of sth He ​bought a ​job lot of ​computers at a ​bargainprice.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​group of ​sharessold 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…
What is the pronunciation of job lot?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“job lot” in Business English

Word of the Day


the set of clothes typical of a particular country or period of history, or suitable for a particular activity

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More