sell-through

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sell-through
 
n
1.  the ratio of the quantity of goods sold by a retailer to the quantity originally delivered to it wholesale
2.  the sale of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs, as opposed to their being available for hire only
 
adj
3.  (of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs) sold in this way

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Main Entry:  sell-through1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the percentage of wholesale goods shipped that are actually sold at retail
Example:  Sell-through describes, for example, movies sold as compared to rented.
Etymology:  1978
Usage:  also sell-through, (adj.)
Main Entry:  sell-through2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the practice of selling videos at retail rather than offering them as rentals
Example:  The movie has potent ancillary revenue as a sell-through video title.
Etymology:  1985
Usage:  also sell-through, (adj.)
Main Entry:  sell-through1
Part of Speech:  adj.
Definition:  See sell-through
Main Entry:  sell-through2
Part of Speech:  adj.
Definition:  See sell-through
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