[kuh n-sahyn-muh nt]
- of, relating to, or shipped as goods on consignment: consignment selling of gift items.
- on consignment, (of goods) sent to an agent for sale, with title being held by the consignor until a sale is made.
Origin of consignment
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- the act of consigning; commitment
- a shipment of goods consigned
- on consignment for payment by the consignee after salehe made the last shipment on consignment
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