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Definition of “consignment” - Learner’s Dictionary

consignment

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˈsaɪnmənt/
an amount of goods that is being sent somewhere: a ship carrying a small consignment of riceBuying and selling in general
Translations of “consignment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 托運的貨物…
in Russian груз, партия товаров…
in Turkish gönderilen/sevkedilen mallar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 托运的货物…
in Polish dostawa…
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