mail-order catalogue


mail-order catalogue
/'meɪl ɔ:də ˌkæt(ə)lɒg/ noun
a catalogue from which a customer can order items to be sent by mail

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  • mail order catalogue — ➔ catalogue1 * * * mail order catalogue UK US (US mail order catalog) noun [C] ► MARKETING a book with a list of all the goods that you can buy from a shop or website and which can be sent to you: »They offer more than 90,000 products through… …   Financial and business terms

  • mail-order catalogue — / meɪl ɔ:də ˌkæt(ə)lɒg/ noun a catalogue from which a customer can order items to be sent by mail …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • mail order catalogue — noun a list of products, often with pictures of the products, which can be ordered through the mail for delivery by mail. {US (1800s) …   Australian English dictionary

  • mail order — ˌmail ˈorder noun [uncountable] COMMERCE a method of buying and selling in which the buyer chooses goods at home, either from a catalogue (= a book containing pictures and descriptions of goods for sale) or from the Internet, and has them sent to …   Financial and business terms

  • mail-order — ˌmail ˈorder noun [uncountable] COMMERCE a method of buying and selling in which the buyer chooses goods at home, either from a catalogue (= a book containing pictures and descriptions of goods for sale) or from the Internet, and has them sent to …   Financial and business terms

  • mail order — n [U] a method of buying and selling in which the buyer chooses goods at home and orders them from a company which sends them by post by mail order ▪ It is available by mail order from Green Life Products. ▪ a mail order catalogue …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mail order — Cover of a mail order catalogue for scientific equipment. Mail order is a term which describes the buying of goods or services by mail delivery. The buyer places an order for the desired products with the merchant through some remote method such… …   Wikipedia

  • mail order — noun a purchase negotiated by mail (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑order, ↑purchase order * * * ˌmail ˈorder [mail order mail orders] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • mail order — UK / US noun [uncountable] a way of buying goods in which you order them by post, telephone, or the Internet and they are posted to you This book is available from bookshops or by mail order. a mail order catalogue …   English dictionary

  • Mail-order bride — is a label applied to a woman who publishes her intent to marry someone from another, usually more financially developed, country.[1] This term is considered offensive by some definitions.[2] The mail order bride industry is the economic trade of …   Wikipedia


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