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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 implied condition that the goods shall correspond with the description in the catalogue.
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