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English definition of “point of sale”

point of sale

noun [C, usually singular]     (plural points of sale) (abbreviation POS) COMMERCE, MARKETING
a place such as a store where something is sold : Purchase decisions are heavily influenced at the point of sale .
a place where people pay in a store : point-of-sale displays point-of-sale computer terminals used by retailers
→ See also electronic point of sale
(Definition of point of sale noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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