bulk buying

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bulk buying

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bulk-buying

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1. (Commerce) the purchase at one time, and often at a reduced price, of a large quantity of a particular commodity
2. (Economics) the purchase of the whole or greater part of the output of a commodity of a country or state by a single buyer, usually another country or state; state trading
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I realise times are hard, and also that some who bulk-bought were doing so with good causes in mind, but I'm afraid that others were simply being opportunist, greedy and immoral.