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cash-and-carry

[kash-uh n-kar-ee] /ˈkæʃ ənˈkær i/
adjective
1.
sold for cash payment and no delivery service.
2.
operated on such a basis:
a cash-and-carry business.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Examples from the web for cash-and-carry
  • Even as his cash-and-carry lifestyle plunged him into chaos, he never raised his voice, never appeared to anger.
  • Many cash-and-carry warehouses do not have cold storage facilities and can handle only dry goods.
  • Sales usually are made on a cash-and-carry basis with the open selling method of display and customer selection of merchandise.
  • Sales usually are made on a cash-and-carry basis, with the open-selling method of display and customer selection of merchandise.
  • Sales usually are made on a cash-and-carry basis, with the open selling method of display and customer selection of merchandise.
  • Wood yards are operated on the cash-and-carry basis where firewood may be obtained at reasonable prices.
  • Forward contracts are a simple extension of cash or cash-and-carry transactions.
British Dictionary definitions for cash-and-carry

cash-and-carry

adjective, adverb
1.
sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
noun
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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