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n. Abbr. mdse.
Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
v. merchandise (-dīz′) also mer·chan·dize (-dīz′) mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing, mer·chan·dis·es also mer·chan·dized or mer·chan·diz·ing or mer·chan·diz·es
1. To buy and sell (goods).
2. To promote the sale of, as by advertising or display: merchandised a new product.
To buy and sell goods; trade commercially.
[Middle English merchaundise, from Old French marchandise, trade, from marcheant, marchand, merchant; see merchant.]
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(Commerce) commercial goods; commodities
(Commerce) to engage in the commercial purchase and sale of (goods or services); trade
[C13: from Old French. See merchant]
ˈmerchanˌdiser, ˈmerchanˌdizer n
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mer•chan•dise(n. ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz, -ˌdaɪs; v. -ˌdaɪz)
n., v. -dised, -dis•ing. n.
1. goods bought and sold; commodities.
2. the stock of goods in a store.v.i.
3. to carry on trade.v.t.
4. to buy and sell; trade.
5. to plan for and promote the sales of.
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- bale - A package of merchandise.
- avoirdupois weight, Imperial weight - Avoirdupois or Imperial weight is commonly used to measure food, people, and merchandise.
- emporeutic - Means pertaining to merchandise or to trade.
- merchant, merchandise - Merchant and merchandise come from Latin mercari, "to trade."
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Past participle: merchandised
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|Noun||1.||merchandise - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"|
cargo, consignment, freight, lading, shipment, payload, load, loading - goods carried by a large vehicle
contraband - goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
feature - an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
generic - any product that can be sold without a brand name
ironmongery - the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop
irregular, second - merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, product line, business line, line - a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes"
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
number - an item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"
refill - a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents; "he got a refill for his ball-point pen"; "he got a refill for his notebook"
release - merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
software product, software package - merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale
inventory, stock - the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"
top of the line - the best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise
|Verb||1.||merchandise - engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets"|
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
traffic - trade or deal a commodity; "They trafficked with us for gold"
arbitrage - practice arbitrage, as in the stock market
traffic - deal illegally; "traffic drugs"
market - engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"
import - bring in from abroad
export - sell or transfer abroad; "we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance"
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merchandise[ˈmɜːtʃəndaɪz] N → mercancías fpl
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goods to be bought and sold. This store sells merchandise from all over the world. handelsware بِضاعَه، بَضائِع стоки mercadoria zboží die Ware vare; produkt εμπόρευμαmercancía, mercadería kaup کالا kauppatavara marchandisesסחורה व्यापारी माल trgovačka roba áru barang dagangan söluvarningur merce 商品 상품 prekės preces barang niaga koopwaarvarertowary شيان كالى او نور mercadoria marfă товары tovar trgovsko blago roba [handels]varor สินค้า mal 商品 товари تجارتی ، فروختنی مال hàng hóa 商品
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