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con·sign·ment

 (kən-sīn′mənt)
n.
1. The act of consigning.
2. Something consigned.
Idiom:
on consignment
With the provision that payment is expected only on completed sales and that unsold items may be returned to the one consigning: The retailer accepted the shipment on consignment.

consignment

(kənˈsaɪnmənt)
n
1. the act of consigning; commitment
2. (Commerce) a shipment of goods consigned
3. (Commerce) on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale: he made the last shipment on consignment.

con•sign•ment

(kənˈsaɪn mənt)

n.
1. the act of consigning.
2. something that is consigned.
3. property sent to an agent, esp. for sale.
Idioms:
on consignment, (of goods) sent to a reseller who pays only for what is sold and who may return anything unsold.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consignment - goods carried by a large vehicleconsignment - goods carried by a large vehicle  
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
2.consignment - the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
confinement - the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
3.consignment - the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"

consignment

noun shipment, delivery, batch, goods The first consignment of food has already left Bologna.
Translations
إرْسالِيَّه، بِضاعَة مُرْسَلَه
zásilka
forsendelse
küldemény
vörusending
zásielka

consignment

[kənˈsaɪnmənt]
A. Nenvío m, remesa f
goods on consignmentmercancías fpl en consignación
B. CPD consignment note Ntalón m de expedición

consignment

[kənˈsaɪnmənt] n [goods] → arrivage m, envoi mconsignment note n (COMMERCE)bordereau m d'expédition

consignment

n (Comm)
(of goods)Versendung f, → Verschickung f; goods for consignment abroadins Ausland gehende Ware; on consignmentin Kommission; (overseas) → in Konsignation
(= goods)Sendung f; (bigger) → Ladung f

consignment

[kənˈsaɪnmənt] n (of goods) → partita, consegna, spedizione f

consign

(kənˈsain) verb
to put into or deliver to; to transfer. The little boy was consigned to his grandmother's care.
conˈsignment noun
a load (of goods). the latest consignment of books.
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