- bulk buying ˌbulk ˈbuying noun [uncountable] COMMERCEbuying goods in large quantities, which is usually cheaper than buying in small quantities:
• Costs might be lowered through bulk buying or the better management of production.
* * *bulk buying UK US noun [U] COMMERCE► the activity of buying large quantities of a product, especially to get cheaper prices: »
Supermarkets do not seem to encourage bulk buying: their prices for multiple products are not much cheaper than buying the products individually.
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bulk buying — noun 1. Large scale purchase of a commodity, esp on preferential terms and by a single buyer, sometimes on behalf of a body of consumers 2. Guaranteed purchase by one country of all or most of another s output of a commodity • • • Main Entry:… … Useful english dictionary
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bulk buying — noun the purchase of goods in large amounts, typically at a discount. Derivatives bulk buy verb … English new terms dictionary
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bulk — bulk1 [ bʌlk ] noun ** count usually singular something that is very large, wide, and solid: She heaved her formidable bulk off the frail chair. We looked up at the great dark bulk of the cathedral. a. uncount the fact of being large: Despite its … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
bulk — bulk1 [bʌlk] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old Norse; Origin: bulki goods carried on a ship ] 1.) the bulk (of sth) the main or largest part of something ▪ The bulk of consumers are based in towns. 2.) [C usually singular] a big mass or shape of… … Dictionary of contemporary English
bulk — I UK [bʌlk] / US noun Word forms bulk : singular bulk plural bulks ** a) [countable, usually singular] something that is very large, wide, and solid She heaved her formidable bulk off the frail chair. We looked up at the great dark bulk of the… … English dictionary
bulk — 1 noun 1 the bulk (of sth) the main or largest part of something: the bulk of the workforce 2 (countable usually singular) a big mass of something 3 (U) the size of something or someone: The dough will rise until it is double in bulk. 4 in bulk… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English