sale by description Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sale by descriptionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (plural sales by description)
COMMERCE, LAW a ​sale that is made without the ​buyer seeing the ​goods and having only a description of them from the ​seller: In ​sales by description, there is an ​impliedcondition that the ​goods shall ​correspond with the description in the ​catalogue.
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