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on sale or return

Definition of on sale or return

British business

  1. :  with the agreement that products which are not sold will be taken back without having to be paid for <The bookstore operates on sale or return.>



Word by Word Definitions

saleplay
  1. :  the act of selling

    :  the transfer of ownership of and title to property from one person to another for a price

    :  opportunity of selling or being sold :  demand

returnplay
  1. :  to go back or come back again

    :  to go back in thought, practice, or condition :  revert

    :  to pass back to an earlier possessor

  1. :  the act of coming back to or from a place or condition

    :  a regular or frequent returning :  recurrence

    :  the delivery of a legal order (as a writ) to the proper officer or court

  1. :  having or formed by a change of direction

    :  doubled on itself

    :  played, delivered, or given in return


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