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retail

re·tail

retail

 
 
pronunciation:
ri teIl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: the sale of things in small amounts to customers who will use them.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with the selling of goods directly to those who will use them.
A toy shop and a grocery store are retail stores.
derivation: retailer (n.)
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  • retailer:
    a person or store that sells things to customers.
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