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cash-and-carry

[ kash-uhn-kar-ee ]
/ ˈkæʃ ənˈkær i /
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adjective
sold for cash payment and no delivery service.
operated on such a basis: a cash-and-carry business.
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Origin of cash-and-carry

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for cash-and-carry

cash-and-carry

adjective, adverb
sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
noun
a wholesale store, esp for groceries, that operates on this basis
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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