bulk buying

The buying of products or commodities in sufficiently large quantities to take advantage of bulk discounts or other quantity discounts. See also breaking bulk

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  • bulk buying — ˌbulk ˈbuying noun [uncountable] COMMERCE buying goods in large quantities, which is usually cheaper than buying in small quantities: • Costs might be lowered through bulk buying or the better management of production. * * * bulk buying UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • bulk buying — noun 1. Large scale purchase of a commodity, esp on preferential terms and by a single buyer, sometimes on behalf of a body of consumers 2. Guaranteed purchase by one country of all or most of another s output of a commodity • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bulk buying — act of buying a large quantity at one time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bulk buying — /bʌlk baɪɪŋ/ noun the act of buying large quantities of goods at low prices …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • bulk buying — noun the purchase of goods in large amounts, typically at a discount. Derivatives bulk buy verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • bulk buying — /bʌlk baɪɪŋ/ noun getting large quantities of goods at low prices …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • bulk — bulk1 [ bʌlk ] noun ** count usually singular something that is very large, wide, and solid: She heaved her formidable bulk off the frail chair. We looked up at the great dark bulk of the cathedral. a. uncount the fact of being large: Despite its …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bulk — bulk1 [bʌlk] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old Norse; Origin: bulki goods carried on a ship ] 1.) the bulk (of sth) the main or largest part of something ▪ The bulk of consumers are based in towns. 2.) [C usually singular] a big mass or shape of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bulk — I UK [bʌlk] / US noun Word forms bulk : singular bulk plural bulks ** a) [countable, usually singular] something that is very large, wide, and solid She heaved her formidable bulk off the frail chair. We looked up at the great dark bulk of the… …   English dictionary

  • bulk — 1 noun 1 the bulk (of sth) the main or largest part of something: the bulk of the workforce 2 (countable usually singular) a big mass of something 3 (U) the size of something or someone: The dough will rise until it is double in bulk. 4 in bulk… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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