Definition of 'big-ticket'
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YOU can buy big-ticket beauty items for bargain prices if you shop online and not at store counters. The Sun (2016)The staff appeared to know as much about such small purchases as big-ticket items. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The precise timing of payments for big-ticket items can distort the figures. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Consumer experts recommend focusing on retailers selling big-ticket items. The Sun (2015)The sums could have been in the thousands where consumers were making big-ticket purchases. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Shoppers mulling big-ticket purchases will think again as they fret about their jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Confidence is down in the basement and fewer than a quarter of consumers are in a position to make a big-ticket purchase. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet there is evidence that a lot of big-ticket projects are under way after having been rushed through before cuts in public spending. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It said sales of other big-ticket items such as widescreen TVs fared relatively well. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some of the banks have been careful to exclude big-ticket items and earning opportunities, such as flights. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile, the housing slowdown has chilled demand for big-ticket items and the company is an inevitable casualty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are big-ticket buys we are going to live with for a decade or so, possibly longer than the family car. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Manufacturing industry and exports are being hit hard, as consumers defer big-ticket purchases and demand in the rest of the world is curtailed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There has also been a clear increase in big-ticket purchases since the VAT reduction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A The sales are a great opportunity to nab big-ticket designer items that might normally be out of reach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Official figures show retail sales held up pretty well through to the end of last year, but that spending on big-ticket items was very weak. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Companies may also shed older assets or quit entire regions to focus their spending on big-ticket projects that will bring long-lasting production on to the books. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Rarely. big-ticket is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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