free on board


adverb, adjective

Origin of free on board

First recorded in 1920–25

Definition for free on board (2 of 2)

f.o.b.

or F.O.B.


Commerce.

free on board: without charge to the buyer for goods placed on board a carrier at the point of shipment: automobiles shipped f.o.b. Detroit.
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British Dictionary definitions for free on board (1 of 2)

f.o.b.

FOB

/ commerce /

abbreviation for

free on board

British Dictionary definitions for free on board (2 of 2)

free on board

adjective

(of a shipment of goods) delivered on board ship or other carrier without charge to the buyerAbbreviation: FOB, f.o.b. Compare free alongside ship
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