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Sold for cash, usually without delivery service.
The policy of selling cash-and-carry goods.


adj, adv
(Commerce) sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
1. (Commerce) a wholesale store, esp for groceries, that operates on this basis
2. (Stock Exchange) an operation on a commodities futures market in which spot goods are purchased and sold at a profit on a futures contract


adj., n., pl. -car•ries. adj.
1. sold for cash payment and including no delivery service.
2. operated on such a basis: a cash-and-carry business.
3. a store that operates on a cash-and-carry basis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - sold for cash and the customer carries it away (no delivery service); "cash-and-carry business"


A. N (= shop) → autoservicio m mayorista
B. ADJ [goods, business] → de venta al por mayor


[ˈkæʃəndˈkærɪ] ncash and carry m inv


(kӕʃ) noun
1. coins or paper money, not cheques, credit cards etc. Do you wish to pay cash?
2. payment by money or cheque as opposed to payment by account. Cash or account, madam?
3. money in any form. He has plenty of cash.
to turn into, or exchange for, money. You may cash a traveller's cheque here; Can you cash a cheque for me?
cashier (kӕˈʃiə) noun
a person who receives and pays out money (eg in a bank), works at a cash register etc. a bank cashier; a cashier in a supermarket.
ˌcash-and-ˈcarry noun
a store where goods are sold more cheaply for cash and taken away by the buyer.
ˈcash machine noun
(also ˈcash dispenser, ~cashpoint ; American ATM) a machine, usually outside a bank, from which people can get money with their credit cards or bank cards.
cash register
a machine for holding money, which records the amount put in.
cash in
to exchange for money. I've cashed in all my shares.
cash in on
to take financial or other advantage of (a situation etc). He is the sort of person who cashes in on other people's misfortunes.