cash and carry

cash-and-carry

[kash-uhn-kar-ee]
adjective
1.
sold for cash payment and no delivery service.
2.
operated on such a basis: a cash-and-carry business.

Origin:
1915–20

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cash-and-carry
 
adj, —adv
1.  sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
 
n
2.  a wholesale store, esp for groceries, that operates on this basis
3.  an operation on a commodities futures market in which spot goods are purchased and sold at a profit on a futures contract

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