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sale by samplenoun [C or U]

uk   us   (plural sales by sample)
COMMERCE, LAW a sale in which the buyer sees one of the products being sold, and buys a number of them on the condition that they are of the same quality as that one: Usually a sale by sample is implied when a sample is shown and both parties intend that the goods should be of the same kind and quality as the sample is.
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