consignment

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consignment /kənˈsaɪnmənt/ noun
plural consignments
consignment
/kənˈsaɪnmənt/
noun
plural consignments
Learner's definition of CONSIGNMENT
[count] : a quantity of goods that are sent to a person or place to be sold
[noncount] : the act or process of sending goods to a person or place to be sold

on consignment

used to describe a situation in which goods are sent to a person who pays only for what he or she is able to sell and who may return what is not sold
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