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supply chain

(marketing) a channel of distribution beginning with the supplier of materials or components, extending through a manufacturing process to the distributor and retailer, and ultimately to the consumer
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  • Well, since Terra has a life form like ours, we could use this place as a link in the supply chain.

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a French sauce of chicken- or veal-stock velouté with cream

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