direct from the factory, excluding delivery costs, distribution costs, retail commission, etc.: the ex-works price.
Origin of ex-works
First recorded in 1965–70
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(ex-works when prenominal) British (of a price, value, etc) excluding the cost of delivery from the factory and sometimes excluding the commission or profit of the distributor or retailerthe price is £500 ex works
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