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catalogue

noun [C] UK ( US catalog)
 
 
/ˈkætəlɒɡ/ COMMERCE, MARKETING
a book that contains a list of all the products that you can buy from a company, including descriptions and prices for each product: The auction house produces a catalogue full of colour photographs for each sale, available two weeks beforehand.
( also mail order catalogue) a book that contains pictures and prices of products that customers can order and that the company delivers to their homes: Vertbaudet is a children's clothing catalogue. "Internet sales haven't replaced catalogue sales but have brought in new customers," he said. The best advice is to buy charity Christmas cards direct from the catalogue.
→  See also back catalogue , card catalogue , online catalogue
Translations of “catalogue”
in Korean 카탈로그…
in Arabic كتالوج…
in French catalogue…
in Turkish katalog…
in Italian catalogo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清單, (商品)目錄冊, (書籍、繪畫作品等的)目錄…
in Russian каталог…
in Polish katalog…
in Spanish catálogo…
in Portuguese catálogo…
in German der Katalog…
in Catalan catàleg…
in Japanese カタログ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清单, (商品)目录册, (书籍、绘画作品等的)目录…
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