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cost, insurance, and freight: used by a seller to indicate that the price quoted includes the cost of the merchandise, packing, and freight to a specified destination plus insurance charges. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for cif


cost, insurance, and freight (included in the price quoted)
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also c.i.f., abbreviation of cost, insurance, freight, a trade term.

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cif in Technology
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  1. Chicago Improv Festival
  2. cost, insurance, and freight
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