take delivery of sth

take delivery of sth
to receive goods that you have bought: »

Once the fashion show finishes, department store buyers will choose, order, and take delivery of clothes from all over the world.

Main Entry: delivery

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Delivery — The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * delivery de‧liv‧er‧y [dɪˈlɪvri] noun deliveries PLURALFORM 1. [countable, uncountable] the act …   Financial and business terms

  • delivery — The transfer of the cash commodity from the seller of a futures contract to the buyer of a futures contract. Each futures exchange has specific procedures for delivery of a cash commodity. Some futures contracts, such as stock index contracts,… …   Financial and business terms

  • delivery — de|liv|er|y W3S2 [dıˈlıvəri] n plural deliveries 1.) [U and C] the act of bringing goods, letters etc to a particular person or place, or the things that are brought ▪ Most Indian restaurants offer free delivery. ▪ You can expect delivery in a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • delivery — noun 1 act of delivering sth; goods delivered ADJECTIVE ▪ large, small ▪ express, fast, immediate, prompt, quick ▪ on time (esp …   Collocations dictionary

  • order — 1) In business and trade, making a request to deliver, sell, receive, or purchase goods or services; 2) In the securities and futures trade, instructions to a broker on how to buy or sell. The most common orders in futures markets are market… …   Financial and business terms

  • position — A market commitment. A buyer of a futures contract is said to have a long position and, conversely, a seller of futures contracts is said to have a short position. Chicago Board of Trade glossary Open contracts indicating an interest in the… …   Financial and business terms

  • long — One who has bought futures contracts or owns a cash commodity. Chicago Board of Trade glossary One who has purchased futures contracts or the cash commodity, but has not taken any action to offset his position. Also, purchasing a futures contract …   Financial and business terms

  • note — note1 W1S1 [nəut US nout] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to remind you)¦ 2¦(for studying)¦ 3¦(short letter)¦ 4¦(official letter)¦ 5¦(additional information)¦ 6¦(music)¦ 7¦(money)¦ 8¦(feeling or quality)¦ 9 hit/strike the right/wrong note …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conversion — The sale of a cash position and investment of part of the proceeds in the margin for a long futures position. The remaining money is placed in an interest bearing instrument. This practice allows the investor/dealer to receive high rates of… …   Financial and business terms

  • month — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ last, past ▪ The past few months have been hectic. ▪ preceding, previous, recent ▪ current …   Collocations dictionary

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