Definition of 'consignment'
Example sentences containing 'consignment'
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It was a large consignment of fruit juice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite the huge consignment, the organisers are still worried about running out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After those transactions she had enough left over to buy the next consignment of chicks, this time using her own money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When they buy on consignment, they are involved in a risk-free venture. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Then the trucks began a five-hour drive south - the first consignment in one of the largest enforced animal migrations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His first brush with bankruptcy occurred when he failed to deliver on a consignment because, he readily admits, he did not organise the production properly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'consignment'
Used Occasionally. consignment is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'consignment'
British English: consignment NOUN
A consignment of goods is a load that is being delivered to a place or person.
The first consignment of food was flown in yesterday.
Definition of consignment from the Collins English Dictionary
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