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Definition: Consignment

What is the dictionary definition of Consignment?

Dictionary Definition

n. the act of consigning goods to one who will sell them for the owner or transport them for the owner.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Consignment. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 21, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Consignment. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 21, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Consignment. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Consignment are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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